Notice of Amendment to Council Procedure Bylaw

NOTICE IS GIVEN that Council for the District of North Cowichan will be considering amendments to Council Procedure Bylaw No. 3602, 2015, as amended, through the adoption of Council Procedure Amendment Bylaw No. 3888, 2022 at their regular Council meeting being held on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at 1:30 pm by electronic means. The amendment, in general, proposes to:

  • Change the regular Council meeting start time, 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm;
  • Cancel the first regular Council meeting in January, July and August;
  • Establish regular Committee of the Whole (CoW) meetings for the second Tuesday of each month at 5:00 pm;
  • Allow regular Council and CoW meetings to begin at 4:00 pm when there are in-camera matters for consideration;
  • Update the agenda order of business for regular Council meetings and establish the order for CoW meetings and in-camera matters;
  • Establish public hearings as standalone meetings to be held at 7:00 pm on the third Wednesday of the month; and,
  • Amend section 7 to authorize CoW meetings to be held by electronic means.

This notice is given as required by Section 124 of the Community Charter.