Members of Council regularly meet at Council and Committee meetings to discuss issues such as policies, bylaws, the municipal budget, and major projects to be undertaken by staff.

The public may attend or participate in any of these meetings (with the exception of closed meetings) - see the meeting schedule on the Council and Committees Calendar. Council may also hold special meetings - Notice will be provided on the municipal website. 

Council meetings begin at 5 p.m. unless indicated otherwise. Meetings are currently virtual but coming Fall 2021 shall take place in a hybrid format via Zoom and in person at the Municipal Administration Centre (1475 Concession 5, Kincardine).

The proceedings at the meetings of Council and Committees must follow the rules in the By-law.

Get Involved

There are a number of ways that you can get involved with your local government: 

Watch the Municipal Council Meetings

The public is encouraged to continue watching Council electronically; however, please refer to the latest guidelines (Hybrid Meeting Safety Protocols) if you intend to attend in person. Capacity limits may be reduced to ensure the safety of Council, Staff and the Public.

Watch Council meetings live on the Municipality of Kincardine YouTube Channel, Rogers TV Channel 6, or Bruce Telecom TV. Following the meeting, it will be available on demand on the Municipality of Kincardine YouTube Channel or at at

Submit Correspondence

You may send correspondence to the Council or its Committees by regular mail or via email to the Clerk. Correspondence relating to agenda items, etc. will be included on the appropriate agenda.

Any personal information you include in your correspondence becomes part of the public records. Your name will be published with the correspondence however, your contact information will be removed prior to posting.

You may view additional details about correspondence in the By-law.

Appear as a Delegation

Public Delegations are encouraged to address concerns to either the Committee which is responsible for a particular issue or to your municipal Council. Request a Delegation. You can register as a Delegation by submitting a Delegation Request Form to the Clerk no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) on the Wednesday preceding the meeting.

Delegations are limited to a maximum of 5 minutes. Council may ask you questions but will not debate on your presentation. It may be referred to a Committee or Staff.

You may view additional details about being a delegation in the By-law.

Submit a Petition

You can submit a public petition to Council. Petitions that meet the guidelines in the GG. 3.13 Petitions Policy may be used to request the Municipality to take action on a specific issue. Petitions must be submitted to the Clerk no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) on the Wednesday preceding the meeting.

You should review GG. 3.13 Petitions Policy before starting a petition. It includes the guidelines for petitions as well as a fillable petition form

You may view additional details about submitting a the By-law.

The Municipality of Kincardine is not able to accept petitions from as they are not in compliance with our Petition Policy.