Duties of Councillors

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(Section 153 - Municipal Government Act)

Councillors have the following duties:

  • to consider the welfare and interests of the municipality as a whole and to bring to council's attention anything that would promote the welfare or interests of the municipality;
  • to participate generally in developing and evaluating the policies and programs of the municipality;
  • to participate in council meetings and council committee meetings and meetings of other bodies to which they are appointed by the council;
  • to obtain information about the operation or administration of the municipality from the chief administrative officer or a person designated by the chief administrative officer;
  • to keep in confidence matters discussed in private at a council or council committee meeting until discussed at a meeting held in public;
  • to perform any other duty or function imposed on councillors by this or any other enactment or by the council.
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Last updated: Friday, December 01, 2017
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