Council Meetings

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Regular Meetings:

Regular Council Meetings are generally held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month, unless they fall on a holiday, in which case the meeting will be held on the next business day. Regular Council meetings start 7:00 p.m., take place in Council Chambers on the second floor at City Hall, 424 3rd Avenue West, and are open to the public. On the 4th Monday of each month there will be a Committee of the Whole Meeting alongside the Regular Meeting of Council. The schedule of Regular meetings is posted, here.

Special Meetings:

Special Council Meetings are called on an as-needed basis to allow for Council to provide direction on matters that require a timely response. Twenty-four hour advanced notification of these meetings is required, with notification processes determined by the City’s Council Procedure Bylaw.

Closed Meetings:

On an as needed basis, City Council may also hold Closed Meetings to discuss items as permitted by Section 90 of the Community Charter. These meetings are generally scheduled for 5:00 p.m., in advance of the scheduled Regular Council Meeting. Additional information on the different rationales for closing a meeting are available through the Provincial website, here.

 

Council Meeting Schedule

Council Meetings typically start at 7:00 pm and the public is welcome to attend the 7:00 pm meetings of Council. All Regular Council Meetings take place in Council Chambers on the second floor at City Hall, 424 - 3rd Avenue West. (read more...)

Presenting to Council

In order to make a presentation to Council, please see here for the appropriate process. Please ensure all listed guidelines are followed in order to simplify the process of making a presentation. (read more...)

Council Committees

As part of their duties as municipal representatives, City Council members serve on several local and regional committees that help to direct policy decisions in Prince Rupert. (read more...)

Committee of the Whole

Public attendance and participation are encouraged at Committee of the Whole meetings. It is also an appropriate forum for public delegations to make presentations, because the committee structure allows for less formal discussion and questions from Council. (read more...)

Council Meeting Live Feed

Council Meeting normally starts at 7:00pm and is live broadcast on this page. High Speed Internet is required to stream and watch the Council Meeting Live Broadcast. (read more...)