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The Municipality of Grey Highlands
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm

Phone: (519) 986-2811
Toll Free: (888) 342-4059
Fax: (519) 986-3643

Office Location
206 Toronto Street South
Unit 1 Markdale

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 409 Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0

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Municipality of Grey Highlands
Municipality of West Grey
Township of Chatsworth
Township of Southgate

Office Location
50 Lorne Street, P.O. Box 409
Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0
Ph: 226-909-0668 Fax 226-909-0662
building@greyhighlands.ca
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Delegation

Municipal Council

Delegations

 

Guide for Delegations

Any member of the public who wishes to appear before Council may request to do so by completing the Delegation Request Form

Rules regarding Delegations at Meetings are outlined below:

Committee of the Whole (all of Council):

Scheduled and Unscheduled Delegations (individual or group/organization/business) are permitted before a Committee of the Whole meeting.

Scheduled Delegations:

  • Submit a completed Delegation Request Form including any material for distribution. Once the completed application is submitted to the Clerk, you will be contacted by staff to confirm your placement on the appropriate agenda. Incomplete applications will be returned.
  • Delegations must present new information and confine their remarks to the business stated in the application.
  • Limited to three Scheduled Delegations per meeting.
  • Limited to speaking, inclusive of questions from Council, to not more than ten (10) minutes in total.
  • Only one delegation from the same group/organization/business will be permitted on same agenda.

Unscheduled Delegations:

  • Must register prior to the start of the meeting and provide
    • a reason for the unscheduled delegation request
    • the subject matter to be discussed
    • the action you would like the Municipality to take.
  • Total allocation of fifteen (15) minutes, divided equally among the number of unscheduled delegations present at the meeting and, if only one (1), then limited to ten (10) minutes. 

Council Meeting:  Open Forum

  • Must register at least fifteen (15) minutes prior to the Council meeting.
  • Topic must be an item listed on the agenda.
  • Limited to five (5) individuals.
  • Limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes each.

What Happens at the meeting:

  • Persons appearing as a delegation will be called upon by the Chair (Mayor or designate) and will sit at the delegation table located in the Council Chambers.
  • Delegations are timed and notification provided at the two (2) minute mark. Please wrap up your presentation and summarize your request to Council.
  • Council members may seek clarification from the delegation, through the Chair, but will not enter into a debate or discussion on the subject matter of the delegation

 

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No Delegations shall be permitted to address Council on the following matters:

  • Labour relations or employee negotiations
  • Litigation that is either expected to proceed, that is currently proceeding, or that has already been decided by a trier of fact
  • Tenders, RFPs or other procurement matters
  • Any other matter that is properly the subject of the open meeting exceptions in the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended

Council may, in their discretion, refuse to hear any delegation.

Please note that public information and communications provided by the Municipality can be made available in alternative accessible formats upon request and as soon as practicable.

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Raylene Martell
Municipal Clerk
Phone: (519) 986-1216
Ext: 233
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Municipality of Grey Highlands - the place for all seasons
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