City Council Representation at “Out of Town” Functions Policy

By-Law Number
As Amended by

Legislative History: Adopted July 24, 2018 (By-law No. CPOL.-375-456)

Last Review Date: July 25, 2023

Service Area Lead: City Clerk

1. Policy Statement

1.1 This policy establishes the protocol for City Council representation at out of town functions.

2. Definitions

2.1 Not applicable.

3. Applicability

3.1 This policy shall apply to Members of Council.

4. The Policy

4.1 In those instances where the Mayor is unable to represent the City Council at an “out of town” function to which the Mayor has been invited, and in the event that the Deputy Mayor and/or the Acting Mayor of the day are also unable to represent the Mayor on behalf of the City Council at such function, the Mayor shall canvass all of the other Members of the Municipal Council as to their interest and availability to attend the function, before making a decision as to which Member will be selected by the Mayor to represent the City Council.

Last modified:Tuesday, April 09, 2024