Staff at Ward Meetings Policy

By-Law Number
As Amended by

Legislative History: Adopted September 19, 2017 (By-law No. CPOL.-148-400); Amended July 24, 2018 (By-law No. CPOL.-148(a)-424)

Last Review Date: July 25, 2023

Service Area Lead: City Clerk

1. Policy Statement

1.1 This policy sets out the guidelines for having City of London staff attend ward meetings held by Council Members.

2. Definitions

2.1 Not applicable.

3. Applicability

3.1 This policy shall apply to Council Members and employees of The Corporation of the City of London.

4. The Policy

4.1 The attendance of City of London employees at ward meetings held by individual Council Members, other than at the direction of City Council or Standing Committees, shall be a matter of decision on the part of the Service Area Lead concerned, with the concurrence of the City Manager, except in such circumstances where attendance falls within the guidelines pertaining to the Council Members’ support staff. In either case, restrictions on the use of corporate resources during a municipal election period must be adhered to.

Last modified:Tuesday, April 09, 2024