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Council meetings are the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month held at the Community Centre, 1355 Peddlers Drive, in Calvin Township at 7:00 pm.

If you wish to speak to Council, you must first be put on the agenda by contacting the Clerk either in person at the Calvin municipal office located at 1355 Peddlers Drive, by phone (705) 744-2700, or by email clerk@calvintownship.ca
For more information, please refer to Parts 16 & 17 of the Procedural By-law No. 2008-008.

CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF CALVIN

BY-LAW NO. 2008-008

BEING A BY-LAW TO GOVERN AND REGULATE THE MEETINGS AND PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL AND COMMITTEES OF THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF CALVIN AND COMMONLY CALLED “THE PROCEDURAL BY-LAW”.

WHEREAS pursuant to the Municipal Act, 2001 c.25, Section 238(2) as amended, every municipality and local board shall pass a Procedural By-law governing the calling, place and proceedings of meetings, including Regular, Special, Committee or other Meetings of a Council;
AND WHEREAS the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin deems it advisable to enact a By-Law to govern the proceedings of Council, the conduct of its Members and the calling and place of meetings;

BE IT ENACTED as a By-law of the Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin as follows:

PART 16 PETITIONS-DELEGATIONS

16.1 Appearance – before Council – written request – spokesperson

Any person desiring to be heard must submit to the Clerk a request in writing and signed, stating the purpose of the deputation, not later than 12:00 noon on the Thursday preceding the Council Meeting. Only one spokesperson shall speak on behalf of a delegation to Council.

16.2 Delegations – not on Agenda - to be included on subsequent Agenda

Following the preparation of the agenda, any person, desiring to be heard on an item or subject already listed on a Council or Committee of Council agenda, must submit a request in writing and signed stating the Agenda item he or she wishes to speak on and that delegation shall be included on the subsequent Council or Committee Agenda.

16.3 Business – stated – related to

Persons addressing Council or a Committee of Council shall confine their remarks to the stated business.

16.4 Delegation – time limit

Deputations shall limit their presentations to not more than ten (10) minutes, and successive extensions of five minutes may be granted by approval of the Mayor or Chair. Persons requesting to appear before Council or a Committee of Council shall be advised by the Mayor or Chair of the time limitation in advance of their presentation.

16.5 Appearance – before Council – copy of presentation

Persons appearing before Council shall provide a copy of their presentation to the Clerk at the meeting and the Clerk shall retain a copy of the presentation for an appropriate period of time.

16.6 Curtail – delegation – reason

The Mayor or Chair may curtail any delegation, any questions of a delegation or debate during the presentation, for disorder or other breach of this by-law and if the Mayor or Chair rules that the delegation is concluded, the person or persons appearing shall withdraw from the delegation table.

16.7 Limit – Deputations - Council Meetings - emergency nature

No more than two deputations shall be scheduled for any one Council Meeting unless otherwise approved by the Mayor or Chair, or unless the matter is considered by the Mayor or Chair to be of an emergency/urgent nature.

PART 17 PETITIONS – COMMUNICATIONS

17.1 Presentation – information – legibly written – signed

Every communication or petition intended for presentation to Council shall be legibly written or printed and shall be signed by at least one person giving his/her address.

All Upcoming Meetings are listed below.

Feb
14
Regular Council Meeting - CANCELLED
Council Chambers 1355 Peddlers Drive Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0
7:00 PM

THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED

Feb
28
Regular Council Meeting
Council Chambers 1355 Peddlers Drive Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0
7:00 PM
Mar
14
Regular Council Meeting
Council Chambers 1355 Peddlers Drive Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0
7:00 PM
Mar
28
Regular Council Meeting
Council Chambers 1355 Peddlers Drive Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0
7:00 PM
Apr
11
Regular Council Meeting
Council Chambers 1355 Peddlers Drive Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0
7:00 PM
Apr
25
Regular Council Meeting
Council Chambers 1355 Peddlers Drive Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0
7:00 PM
May
09
Regular Council Meeting
Council Chambers 1355 Peddlers Drive Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0
7:00 PM
May
23
Regular Council Meeting
Council Chambers 1355 Peddlers Drive Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0
7:00 PM

Search through the Past Meetings below.

Jan
27
2023
Regular Council Meeting
Council Chambers 1355 Peddlers Drive Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0
2:30 PM

Notice from The Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin:  There will be a Regular Council Meeting Friday January 27th at 2:30pm that is open to the public.

This will NOT be live streamed.  

Jan
24
2023
Regular Council Meeting
THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED AND RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY JANUARY 27, 2023 at 2:30pm
7:00 PM

THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED AND RESCHEDULED

Friday January 27th, 2023 at 2:30pm

Jan
20
2023
Special Council Meeting
Council Chambers 1355 Peddlers Drive Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0
2:30 PM

Please be advised there will be a special meeting of Council on Thursday January 20, 2023 @ 2:30 pm being held at the Town Hall.

 

Jan
10
2023
Regular Council Meeting
Council Chambers 1355 Peddlers Drive Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0
7:00 PM

Livestreaming will NOT be available for this meeting.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Dec
20
2022
Regular Council Meeting
Council Chambers - Open Public Meeting
7:00 PM
Dec
09
2022
Special Council Meeting
Council Chambers
3:30 PM

THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIAPLITY OF CALVIN
NOTICE OF MEETING
SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL December 9, 2022 at 3:30 PM

Council Chambers – Open Session to begin around 4:30 PM

In accordance with s. 4.3.2 of the Interim Procedural By-Law #2022-062, the Head of Council hereby provides this notice to the Members of council, of a Special Meeting of Council, pursuant to ss. 1.34 and 4.3.1 of the Interim Procedural By-Law #2022-062.

Be advised that the purpose of this Special Meeting of Council will be to discuss the following Important Matters by way of a Closed session pursuant to ss. 239(2)(a)(b)(d) & (f) :

  1. Services of some service providers.
  2. Position of Clerk Pro Tempore.
  3. Temporary Suspension and/or Permanent Reassignment of the supervisory/managerial duties of a municipal employee.
  4. Temporary Suspension and/or Permanent Reassignment of the signing authority of a municipal employee.

AND further be advised that the purpose of this Special Meeting of Council will be to discuss and vote on/dispense with the following Important Matters by way of an Open session:

  1. Position of Deputy Clerk Pro Tempore.
  2. Position of Clerk Pro Tempore.
  3. Temporary Suspension and/or Permanent Reassignment of the supervisory/managerial duties of a municipal employee.
  4. Temporary Suspension and/or Permanent Reassignment of the signing authority of a municipal employee.
  5. Immediate or future appointment of a new Clerk.
  6. Termination of commercial relationships/contracts with services provider(s) of Calvin.
  7. Terminate retainer of Wishart Law as municipal lawyers.
  8. Retain Thomas J. Davis of/and Valin Partners LLP as the new lawyers for the Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin.
  9. Bylaw pertaining to future copyrighted bylaws
  10. Repeal/revocation of the following by-laws 2022-65, 2022-051 and 2019-001.
  11. Terminate current Integrity Commissioner.
  12. Resolve to begin the process of making arrangements for the responsibilities of the Integrity Commissioner to be assigned to the Integrity Commissioner of another municipality.
Dec
09
2022
Special Council Meeting
Council Chambers
9:30 AM

The purpose of the Special Meeting is for Council to receive in Closed Session education and training – Onboarding of Newly Elected Officials; pursuant to section 239 (3.1) which provides that a meeting of Council or local board or of a committee of either of them may be closed to the pubic if the following conditions are both satisfied: 

1) The meeting is held for the purpose of educating or training the members, 

2) At the meeting, no member discusses or otherwise deals with any matter in a way that materially advances the business or decision-making of the council, local board or committee. 

Nov
25
2022
Special Council Meeting
Council Chambers - Open Public Meeting
10:00 AM