Regular Council Meeting Schedule:
District of Houston Regular Council Meetings are held at 6:15 PM in Council Chambers at the Municipal Office (3367 12th Street, Houston, BC) every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, in accordance with the Council Procedure Bylaw No. 1081 (As Amended)
2020 Regular Meeting of Council Schedule
NOTE: The dates of the Regular Meetings of Council are subject to change.
|January 7, 2020
||January 21, 2020
|February 4, 2020
||February 18, 2020
|March 3, 2020
||March 17, 2020
|April 7, 2020
||April 21, 2020
|May 5, 2020
||May 19, 2020
|June 2, 2020
||June 16, 2020
|July 7, 2020
||July 21, 2020
|August 4, 2020
||August 18, 2020
|September 1, 2020
||September 15, 2020
|October 6, 2020
||October 20, 2020
|November 3, 2020
||November 17, 2020
|December 1, 2020
||December 15, 2020
Members of the public are welcome to attend any open meeting of Council. However, a part of a Council meeting may be closed to the public if the subject matter being considered relates to items falling under section 90 of the Community Charter
Delegations and Petitions
"Delegation" is the term used to define the process whereby an individual or group appears before Council to make a presentation or provide information. If you wish to address the Mayor and Council at the Regular Council Meeting you must make arrangements to appear as a delegation.
Persons wishing to address Council as a delegation should complete the Delegation to Council
form and submit it to the Corporate Officer by e-mail
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.
From time to time, Council may also invite individuals and organizations to appear as delegations before Council.
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 in order to allow others present at the Council meeting to speak to Council.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org