During Question and Answer Period - Regular Council Meeting
An informal Question and Answer Period is provided at 6:45 pm prior to the commencement of the evening session of each Regular Council Meeting. The Question and Answer Period provides the public access to Council in order to obtain information regarding the business of the City. A sign up sheet is provided outside the Council Chamber from 6 pm to 6:30 pm for this purpose. Questions to Council will only be permitted on items directly related to a matter which is on the evening's Regular Meeting agenda.
The Question & Answer Period is live streamed on the City’s website and published and archived on the City’s website for later viewing. Speakers will be advised that their participation in the Question & Answer Period including their name and address is being videotaped for live streaming purposes and later publication and archiving on the City’s website and such disclosure is being done so in accordance with Section 33.1 (1) (r) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
You must register to speak. Speaker registration will not be carried forward from meeting to meeting. For further information, please refer to the Question and Answer Period Protocol (15 KB)
Council Meetings are held on Mondays and dates are set by Council resolution. The Evening Session commences at 7:00 pm in the Council Chamber. An Afternoon Session is scheduled if required. See the current Council Meeting Schedule (61 KB)
Appearing as a Delegation - Regular Council Meeting
Members of the public may also request to be scheduled as a delegation at a Regular Meeting of Council. You must make a request in writing to the Mayor and accompany it with background information on the issue you wish to address. The request will be reviewed, and if approved, the Office of the Municipal Clerk will arrange a Council meeting date when your delegation can appear. Please refer to the Delegation Protocol (16KB).
During Public Hearing
All persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by a proposed bylaw must be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to submit written submissions. To make representation regarding a proposed community plan or zoning bylaw, you will be allowed up to five minutes to address Council regarding the issue under consideration. You must sign a speakers' list prior to speaking. Please review the Public Hearing Protocol (66 KB).
Public Hearings are usually held on Tuesdays, commencing at 7 pm in the Council Chamber. Dates are set by Council resolution.
You may also contact Mayor and Council in writing and via email. All correspondence addressed to Mayor and Council is received and routed appropriately. Appropriate correspondence may be added to a Council Meeting agenda. Please note the deadline for inclusion of such correspondence in a Council agenda is Tuesday noon, nine (9) business days prior to the Council Meeting. The deadline for correspondence that refers to an item on an upcoming Council meeting agenda is 10 am on the day of the Council Meeting. Written submissions may be mailed to:
Mayor and Council
The City of Delta
4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent
Delta, B.C. V4K 3E2
Individual Contact Information
Please see council members' individual pages.