Council meetings and Priorities Committee meetings
Now that that province has entered stage 3 of recovery, Strathcona County is no longer limiting the capacity of Council Chamber for in-person attendees. To keep everyone safe, we continue to encourage in-person attendees to observe COVID protocols by wearing masks and physical distancing. Members of the public may view meetings of Council and Priorities Committee through the webcast which is available on the County website. Should you have questions about viewing meetings or accessing any related meeting materials, please contact Legislative Officer at LegislativeOfficer@strathcona.ca or at 780-464-8014.
Meeting dates and times are subject to change.
2021 Meeting schedule
Council and Priorities Committee meetings are held in Council Chambers, Community Centre, 2001 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park, Alberta.
The closed (private) session of the Council meeting is closed to the public so that Council may discuss matters as permitted under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The open session of the Council meeting commences at 2 p.m. (unless otherwise noted on the agenda) and members of the public are welcome to attend. The open session of the Priorities Committee meeting commences at 9 a.m. (unless otherwise noted on the agenda) and members of the public are welcome to attend.
Council and Priorities Committee meetings are now webcast. Watch and listen to meetings live, or view them later online for up to six months after the meeting date. Council and Priorities Committee meeting agendas and reports are posted to this website the Wednesday before the meeting date. Council meeting and Priorities Committee minutes are posted once approved by Council. Council minutes prior to July 16, 2002 can be obtained by contacting the Legislative Officer at 780-464-8014.
Learn more about presentations to Council and Priorities Committee.
Provide an opportunity for members of the public to speak to Council on advertised planning and development matters.
We encourage anyone interested in speaking at a Public Hearing to register by email LegislativeOfficer@strathcona.ca or calling 780-464-8014 by 4 p.m. the day before the hearing (please provide your full name, the bylaw number, and indicate if you are in favour or opposed).
You may also register to speak in person at the public hearing; however, anyone registered prior to the hearing will be heard first. Presentation time is limited to five minutes per speaker. Written submissions are also accepted for Public Hearings and will be distributed to all of Council.
Personal information is being collected under the authority of Section 33 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for purposes of managing and administering the public hearing and to schedule you as a speaker. If you have any questions regarding the collection and use of your personal information, please contact the Legislative Officer at 780-464-8014.
Please note that public hearings, including presentations made by speakers are recorded. The meetings are made available for viewing on the County’s public website and the names of presenters along with a brief description of their position is included in the minutes. All written submissions for public hearings are made available for public viewing.
The Open House session provides an opportunity for Strathcona County residents, business owners, and other ratepayers to make a presentation to the Committee on a variety of topics within the County’s jurisdiction. Open House is held during the Priorities Committee meeting. The Priorities Committee includes all members of Council and typically takes place once per month.
Presentations are limited to a maximum of five minutes and presenters may only address the same topic once in a given year.
Anyone wishing to make a presentation must register before 4 p.m. the day before the Priorities Committee meeting. If you have additional questions or would like to register to speak, please contact Legislative Officer at LegislativeOfficer@strathcona.ca or by phone 780-464-8014.
Finally, please note that the names and topics of speakers for Open House are included in the meeting minutes and as part of the webcast. These documents are available on the County’s public website.
Personal information is being collected under the authority of Section 33 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for purposes of managing and administering the Open House and to schedule you as a speaker. If you have any questions regarding the collection and use of your personal information, please contact the Legislative Officer at 780-464-8014.