Council Meeting – July 13, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Council have held their Council and budget meetings virtually since April 14, 2020 due to COVID-19. As the Province has increased the limit on social gatherings from five to ten people, at the June 22, 2020 Council meeting, it was agreed that the Council meetings will go back to in person, however, to allow for Social Distancing, the meetings will be held in the O’Connor Community Centre. The Council will, if required, or the situation get worse, go back to using Gotomeetings. Please watch our website for any updates on this situation.
Regular meetings of Council shall be held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 7:00 p.m., except for the months of July, August and December. During the months of July and August a meeting is held on the second Monday of the month. Only during the month of December, a meeting will be held on the first and third Monday. Where any of the meeting dates fall on a statutory holiday the meeting will be held on the Tuesday of that week at 7 p.m.
2020 Budget Meetings – The Road and Fire Department budget meeting was held on Monday, May 4, 2020 and the Administration Budget meeting was held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 7 p.m. The budget was also discussed at the May 25, 2020 and the June 22, 2020 Council meeting. The Tax rate By-law will be passed at the July 13, 2020 Council meeting.
Persons desiring to present information verbally on matters of fact or make a request of Council shall give notice to the Clerk not less than forty-eight (48) hours before the commencement of the meeting of the Council and may be heard, but will be limited in speaking to not more than ten (10) minutes except that a delegation consisting of more than five (5) persons shall be limited to two (2) speakers, each limited to speaking not more than ten (10) minutes.
Please note that persons desiring to make a request of Council, who have not given notice to the Clerk, will not be heard during the virtual meeting. All participants will be muted when entering the virtual meeting and video will be disabled by administration with the exception of Council and the Clerk-Treasurer.
All meetings are held in the Council Chambers in the Municipal Office located at 330 Hwy. 595, unless otherwise noted. All meetings held since April 14 were held virtually due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Provincial orders. Meeting minutes can be found under Council Meeting Minutes. Please watch this website for updates on this situation. Council welcome your involvement and interest in Council meetings. Agenda’s for upcoming meetings can be found at Council Agendas.
Procedural By-law to govern Council and Committee Meetings for the Township of O’Connor
2018-2022 O’Connor Council
Mayor Jim Vezina (middle), Councillors (left to right) Jerry Loan, Wendy Handy, Alex Crane and Bishop Racicot.