O'Connor Township

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Council

2018-2022 O’Connor Council

Mayor Jim Vezina (middle), Councillors (left to right) Jerry Loan, Wendy Handy, Alex Crane and Bishop Racicot.

BOARD APPOINTMENTS FOR 2019-2022
2018 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

 

Next Council Meeting

December 7, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

O’Connor Community Centre

Please wear a mask or face covering if you are planning to attend.  Thank you for your anticipated co-operation.

 

Council Meeting Schedule

(To obtain Agendas and Minutes that date beyond this list, please contact the Municipal Office)

MEETING DATE MEETING
November 23, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – O’Connor Community Centre Agenda
November 9, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – O’Connor Community Centre Agenda Minutes
October 26, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – O’Connor Community Centre Agenda Minutes
October 13, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – O’Connor Community Centre Agenda Minutes
September 28, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – O’Connor Community Centre Agenda Minutes
September 14, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – O’Connor Community Centre Agenda Minutes
August 10, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – O’Connor Community Centre Agenda Minutes
July 13, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – O’Connor Community Centre Agenda Minutes
June 22, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – Virtual Agenda Minutes
June 8, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – Virtual Agenda Minutes
May 25, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – Virtual Agenda Minutes
May 12, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Budget Meeting – Virtual Agenda Minutes
May 11, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – Virtual Agenda Minutes
May 4, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Road and Fire Budget Meeting – Virtual Agenda Minutes
April 27, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – Virtual Agenda Minutes
April 14, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – Virtual Agenda Minutes
March 23, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – O’Connor Community Centre Agenda Minutes
March 9, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – Council Chambers Agenda Minutes
February 24, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – Council Chambers Agenda Minutes
February 11, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Special Meeting of Council with M.P. Powlowski – Kakabeka Falls Motor Hotel Agenda Minutes
February 10, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – Council Chambers Agenda Minutes
January 27, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – Council Chambers Agenda Minutes
January 13, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting of Council – Council Chambers Agenda Minutes

*** PLEASE NOTE ***

Council Meetings

Council held their Council and budget  meetings virtually between April 14, 2020 and June 22, 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 being held 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 if the situation gets 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 were passed at the July 13, 2020 Council meeting.

DEPUTATIONS

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 a 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.

Upcoming Meetings
All meetings are usually held in the Council Chambers in the Municipal Office located at 330 Hwy. 595, unless otherwise noted. Due to COVID-19 meetings will be held in the O’Connor Community Centre until further notice.  Meeting minutes can be found under Council 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

By-law 2020-22 – as amended