Orientation sessions are being heldfor Council Elect on Tuesday, November 18 at 4 p.m. and Tuesday, November 25 at 4 p.m. to provide information relating to the business of being a Councillor.
Tuesday, November 18, 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. (C-11, Tom Davies Square): Business of being a Councillor - personal experience of being a Councillor, services provided by executive support team, Information Technology support, Human Resources policies and benefits, media awareness.
Tuesday, November 25, 4 p.m. (Council Chamber): Rules of Procedures, including a mock meeting.
Both sessions are open to the public.
The new term of Council begins on December 1, 2014.
Municipal Council is an elected body that develops policy that is in the public interest and which affects the Municipality. The role and authority of council is established under the Municipal Act. Council usually meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month and special meetings may be called by the Mayor or upon the request of the majority of members of Council.
The Council of the City of Greater Sudbury is composed of a Mayor, who represents the City as a whole and twelve Councillors, each of who represents a specific ward, or geographic area, of the community.
Council is elected for a four year term, with the current term of office being to November 30, 2014. The decisions of Council impact on how municipal services are provided to you our citizens. Council is also the decision making body for the City of Greater Sudbury as an organization.
The meeting calendar will let you know when Council and Committees are meeting. Current agendas and minutes are available for viewing and downloading with AgendasOnline. Web casts of City Council Meetings are available for viewing the day following the meeting. Previous agendas and minutes for Council and Committees that cannot be located in AgendasOnline can be found in the Historic Agendas and Minutes section.