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About Regional Council
Can I attend a meeting?
When and where is a Regional Council meeting held?
How long are meetings?
Who Chairs the meeting?
Who represents your ward/community?
How can I make a presentation before Council
Where can I get copies of the agenda and/or minutes?
Can I request a copy of the live proceedings? Who should I call?
What is In Camera?
Who do I call if I cannot hear the proceedings?
Can I get a copy of the report discussed at the meeting?
 



Can I attend a meeting?
  Yes, all Regional Council and Committee meetings are open to the public, except when a Council or Committee deals with "In Camera" matters.
   
When and Where is a Regional Council meeting held?
 

Regional Council meetings are generally held on a Thursday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Suite A, Brampton.

The Meeting Schedule outlines the Council/Committee meetings scheduled for the current year.

   
How long are meetings?
  In accordance with the Region of Peel Procedural By-law, as amended, a regular meeting of Regional Council shall not carry on past 3:30 p.m. except that Council may pass a by-law confirming the proceedings of the meeting and may pass a resolution to carry on past that time. Subject to a resolution to the contrary, the meeting shall be adjourned at 3:30 p.m. and the business on the agenda for that meeting and which was not dealt with at that meeting shall be placed on the agenda for the next regular meeting of Council.

Source: Region of Peel Procedural By-law 100-2012.

   
Who Chairs the meeting?
  The Regional Chair is the Presiding Officer at meetings of Regional Council. The Regional Chair is appointed by Council at its Inaugural Meeting in accordance with the procedures as set out in Appendix 1 of Region of Peel Procedural By-law 100-2012.

A Regional Council Section Chair is the Presiding Officer during the portion of the meeting where the reports of a particular section are being dealt with by Regional Council. There are currently four sections of Regional Council: Health Services; Human Services; Management and Public Works. When the office of Regional Council Section Chair is vacant, or when the Section Chair is absent, the Vice-Chair for that particular section assumes the responsibilities of the Section Chair. Members of Council cannot serve in an executive capacity (Chair or Vice-Chair) of more than one Regional Council section at one time. In accordance with Region of Peel Procedural By-law 100-2012. the term of office for Section Chairs and Vice-Chairs is 24 months.
   
Who represents your ward/community?
  View the Region of Peel Ward Boundaries to find out what your ward then select the municipality where you live:
  Town of Caledon
  City of Brampton
  City of Mississauga
   
How can I make a presentation before Council ?
  Any individual who wishes to appear before a Council or Committee meeting may do so by notifying the Regional Clerk's office in writing or by completing the Request for Delegation Form, at least one week prior to the Council or Committee meeting for the purpose of listing your name and the topic on the appropriate agenda. Please visit our "Guide for Delegations" site for more information.
   
Where can I get copies of the agenda and/or minutes?
  Agendas and minutes are available through our website. If you require a copy of an agenda or a set of minutes, please call the Regional Clerk's Office at 905-791-7800, ext. 4526 or send an e-mail to regionalclerk@peelregion.ca
   
Can I request a copy of the live proceedings? Who should I call?
  Yes, please call the Regional Clerk's Office at 905-791-7800, ext. 4526 or send an e-mail to regionalclerk@peelregion.ca for more information.
   
What is In Camera?
   

In Camera refers to the portion of a Regional Council or Committee meeting that is closed to the public, other than those persons specifically invited by Council or Committee to remain.

A meeting of Regional Council or a part of the meeting, may be closed to the public if the subject matter being considered is:

(i) the security of the property of the Regional Corporation;
(ii) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including Regional employees;
(iii) a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board;
(iv) labour relations or employee negotiations;
(v) litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation;
(vi) advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose; and/or
(vii) a matter in respect of which a council, committee or other body has authorized a meeting to be closed under another statute.
     
  Who do I call if I cannot hear the proceedings?
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  Can I get a copy of the report discussed at the meeting?
    Yes, all reports presented to Regional Council, or Committees are available to the public, except those presented In Camera. To obtain a copy of a report, please call the Office of the Regional Clerk at 905-791-7800 ext. 4526.

 





Revised: Wednesday February 27 2013

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