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Appearing as a Council Delegation
Citizen involvement in local government is an essential part of the democratic process and there are many ways in which you can voice your concerns and become involved. Regular meetings of Council are open to the public and are held at 7:00 pm on the second and fourth Monday of the month (excluding August and Statutory Holidays) in the City Hall Council Chamber. The schedule may be subject to change throughout the year. Click here for a current Council Meeting Schedule or contact the Corporate Office.

At each regular Council meeting, Council hears from citizens or other parties who have concerns about issues affecting the City of Port Coquitlam. To appear before Council, you must submit a request in writing to the Corporate Office by 12:00 noon on the Wednesday prior to the Council meeting at which you wish to appear. If there is no available time slot, a staff member of the Corporate Office will contact you to make alternate arrangements for your request. 

Please click here to download a Delegation Request Form or click here to submit your request online. You may fax your request to 604.927.5402, deliver it to the Corporate Office on the Second Floor, Port Coquitlam City Hall, mail it to the City Hall address, or e-mail corporateoffice@portcoquitlam.ca  .
 
A Corporate Office staff member will contact you to confirm your attendance at the meeting. If you require any audio/visual equipment, please advise the staff member at this time.

The Council meeting begins at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers, Third Floor, Port Coquitlam City Hall. Delegations are among the first items of business on the agenda, so please ensure that you arrive at the meeting by 6:45 pm. If you have made arrangements to use audio/visual equipment, we recommend that you meet with a Corporate Office representative by 6:45 pm.

When it is time for you to speak, the Mayor will call your name. At that time, you will come forward to the podium at the front of the Chamber. Please be sure to state your name and address clearly at the start of your presentation, and to speak directly into the microphone provided. You will be given five minutes to make your presentation, after which the Mayor and/or Councillors may ask you questions.

Once you have finished your presentation, you may resume your seat to watch the remainder of the meeting, or you may leave. If you elect to leave at this time, please do so in a quiet, orderly manner so as not to interrupt the proceedings.

Click here for a virtual tour of the Council Chambers. Although the City tries to assure the accuracy of all information presented here, you should confirm all information before making any decisions.  Contact the Corporate Office for confirmation.
If you have questions regarding appearing as a Delegation before Council, please contact:

Corporate Office

Tel 604.927.5421
Fax 604.927.5402
Email corporateoffice@portcoquitlam.ca

Location and Mailing Address
2nd Floor, City Hall, 2580 Shaughnessy Street
Port Coquitlam BC  V3C 2A8

Business Hours
8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays)

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Last Updated:3/18/2014 3:26:57 PM