Council & Committee Meetings
he Council of the Municipality of Wawa meets twice a month. Regular Council meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday’s of each month. Council Committee meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday’s of each month. Special Council meetings are called from time to time as needed.
Meetings start at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers (Town Hall, 40 Broadway Avenue, Wawa) unless otherwise posted.
The public is welcome to attend Council or Committee meetings.
Please view the Municipal Calendar for upcoming meetings and special dates.
Delegations to Council and/or Committee Meetings
Any member of the public may attend a meeting of Council or Committee of Council. Participation in such a meeting, however, requires further knowledge.
Public Participation at Council and/or Committee Meetings
All delegations requesting permission to appear before Council or committee meetings are required to submit a written request to the Corporate Services (Clerk’s) Department, outlining your presentation topic. It is advisable to contact the Municipal Clerk at 705-856-2244, one week prior to the meeting date to confirm your delegation request.
Preparing a Presentation
- Identify yourself by giving your name and address, who you represent, your background and your involvement in the issue.
- Keep your presentation as simple and clear as possible. Say what you think is important, but avoid repetition.
- Know your subject and be prepared to answer questions on points you raise or points in the staff report, especially ones with which you have a disagreement.
Speaking time is generally limited to 5 minutes if the delegation is speaking on his/her own behalf at the Council meeting. When the delegation is representing three or more persons present at the meeting, the delegation may be allotted 10 minutes in which to make the presentation.
When speaking at a Committee meeting you may be allotted up to 20 minutes to make a presentation when you are representing three or more persons present at the meeting. If you think that more time will be required, or if your presentation includes maps, slides or other visual aids you can let the Municipal Clerk know and you may be allotted additional time to complete the presentation.
If you have concerns about an issue and wish to speak to Council regarding your concerns, you will need to write a letter to the Municipal Clerk outlining your position and requesting that the item be placed on the Committee or Council Agenda. The Municipal Clerk will contact you with information as to when the item will be placed on the agenda and the time and location of the meeting.
For additional information on being a delegation please contact the Municipal Clerk by phone 705-856-2244.