Council & Committee Meetings

Port Coquitlam City Council holds regular meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, excluding August (when no meetings are scheduled) and December (when only one meeting is scheduled).

Regular meetings are open to the public and are held at 6 pm in the Council Chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2580 Shaughnessy Street.

  • Council meeting agendas are posted by noon on the Friday prior to a Tuesday meeting.
  • Council meeting minutes are posted only after they have been adopted at the next regular Council meeting.
  • Go to Committees, Boards and Task Forces for Council standing committee agendas and minutes.

For immediate information on Council proceedings, contact Corporate Office at 604.927.5212 or 604.927.5421 or corporateoffice@portcoquitlam.ca.

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Visit this page whenever a Council meeting takes place to watch the meeting live on your computer or data-enabled device. Archived videos and MP4s are listed below.



Public Input

The City solicits feedback from the public throughout the year and encourages the community to participate. Opportunities for public input include:

  • Attending Council meetings and participating in the question period following every meeting.
  • Appearing as a delegation at a Council meeting.
  • Attending public hearings or public input opportunities mandated by the Local Government Act or Community Charter, such as for a zoning amendment or liquor licensing. Council may also request
  • Participating in meetings and surveys that are conducted on a variety of issues throughout the year to obtain the public’s perspective on a matter prior to a City or Council decision.
Open Question Period

The following will be the guidelines for the Open Question Period held at the conclusion of regular Council meetings:

  1. The Open Question Period will commence after the adjournment of the regular Council meeting.
  2. A maximum time of 20 minutes for questions from the press and public will be permitted; subject to curtailment at the discretion of the Chair if other business necessitates.
  3. Questions may be asked of any Council member, but directed through the Chair.
  4. Questions must be truly questions and not statements or opinions by the questioner.
  5. Not more than 4 separate questions per questioner will be allowed.
  6. Questions from each member of the attending press will be allowed preference prior to proceeding to the public.
  7. The Chair will recognize the questioner and will direct questions to the Councillor or staff member whom he/she feels is best able to reply.
  8. More than one Councillor or staff member may reply if he/she  feels he/she has something to contribute.

NOTE:  The Open Question Period will not be held during the 6 week period immediately preceding the Municipal Election.

2018 Council Meeting Schedule
  • Tuesday January 9
  • Tuesday January 23
  • Tuesday February 13
  • Tuesday February 27
  • Tuesday March 13
  • Tuesday March 27
  • Tuesday April 10
  • Tuesday April 24
  • Tuesday May 8
  • Tuesday May 22
  • Tuesday June 12
  • Tuesday June 26
  • Tuesday July 10
  • Tuesday July 24

No Scheduled Meetings in August – Only as Required

  • Tuesday September 18
  • Tuesday September 25
  • Tuesday October 9
  • Tuesday, November 6 (Inaugural Meeting at Terry Fox Theatre – Swearing In Ceremony)
  • Tuesday November 13
  • Tuesday November 27
  • Tuesday December 11

Contact

Corporate Office
Tel: 604.927.5421
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)