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Delegations

The City of Welland welcomes delegations wishing to appear before City Council, however due to time restrictions to attend all business before Council on any given date, the Clerk shall prioritize requests for delegations.

Regular Council Meeting:

Delegations are received by Council at the Council meetings. The deadline for registration is 4:00 p.m. on the Tuesday the week before the meeting. Please refer to the Council Meeting Schedule.

If you would like to request to be a delegation at a future Council Meeting, please send a written request to the City Clerk’s Division at clerk@welland.ca or by mail at:

Office of the City Clerk
City of Welland
60 East Main Street
Welland, ON L3B 3X4

Note: Delegations are limited to 10 minutes.

General Information and Conduct Rules.

Audio/Visual Presentations:

If you are making a presentation to Council with audio/visual needs, please forward the information to the Office of the City Clerk, two (2) days prior to the Council Meeting.

Oral/Written Presentations:

A photocopy of speaking notes, if any, is requested two (2) days prior to the Council Meeting.

*The ability for the public to speak to its government is a privilege granted by the respective government authority to its constituents in a manner the government chooses. The above notwithstanding, tradition has been (particularly at the local government level) to allow some form of deputation within a prescribed set of rules under a Procedural By-law authorized by the Municipal Act, 2001. Those rules should maintain the notice of privilege and the ability of a Chair to restrain anyone who abuses that privilege.