The District of Houston Regular Council Meetings are held at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers at the Municipal Office (3367 12th Street, Houston, BC)
2013 Regular Council Meeting Schedule:
| Tuesday January 8, 2013|| Tuesday January 22, 2013|
| Tuesday February 5, 2013||Tuesday February 19, 2013 |
| Tuesday March 5, 2013||Tuesday March 19, 2013 |
| Tuesday April 2, 2013||Tuesday April 16, 2013 |
| Tuesday May 7, 2013||Tuesday May 21, 2013 |
| Tuesday June 4, 2013||Tuesday June 18, 2013 |
| Tuesday July 2, 2013||Tuesday July 16, 2013 |
| Tuesday August 6, 2013||Tuesday August 20, 2013 |
| Tuesday September 3, 2013|| |
| Tuesday October 1, 2013||Tuesday October 15, 2013 |
| Tuesday November 5, 2013||Tuesday November 19, 2013 |NOTE: The dates of the Regular Council Meetings are subject to change. The dates of the Regular Council Meetings are subject to change.
MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE WELCOME to attend Regular Council meetings and Committee of the Whole meetings.
However, a part of a council meeting may be closed to the public if the subject matter being considered relates to items under Section 90 of the Community Charter.
APPEARING AS A DELEGATION
If you wish to address the Mayor and Council at the Regular Council Meering you must make arrangements to appear as a delegation. "Delegation" is the term used to define the process whereby an individual or group appears before Council to make a presentation or provide information.
Persons wishing to address Council as a delegation should complete the Delegation to Council form and submit it to Chris Sandve, Corporate Services Officer by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or in-person at the Municipal Office (3367 - 12th Street, Houston).
Additionally, Council requires a brief report in advance of the meeting so they are prepared for the delegation. The briefing package must be received by Municipal Office no later than 4:30 pm on the Thursday prior to the Council Meeting date.
Upon receipt of a request, the Corporate Services Officer will follow-up with a telephone call advising the delegate of the time and date the delegation is scheduled for. Delegations are limited to a 15 minute presentation regardless of the number of people in the delegation.
Upon completion of the presentation, Council will ask questions if they feel clarification or additional information is needed.
The Mayor should be addressed as "Your Worship" or "Mayor "; the Councillors should be addressed as "Councillor ".
It is understandable that delegates may be nervous, but please remember that Council is very understanding and tries to set a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for all. Council wants to hear from you on issues that are important to you.
PUBLIC INPUT OPPORTUNITY
Council wants to hear from Houston residents, organizations and businesses about an idea or event that will benefit the community as a whole. At the start of each Council Meeting, a maximum of fifteen (15) minutes will be available for members of the public to bring items to the attention of Council.
Please be aware that your time for speaking may be limited to 5 minutes or less depending on the number of people wishing to address Council at the meeting. Thank you for your cooperation.
LETTERS TO COUNCIL
Letters to the District of Houston Council should be addressed to:
Mayor and Council
District of Houston
P.O. Box 370
Phone: (250) 845-2238
Fax Number: (250) 845-3429
E-Mail Address: email@example.com