Board Meetings

All Board meetings begin with Mass at 5:00 p.m. Regular Board meeting session begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room.

Board Meeting Dates and Files

Protocol for Delegations to Board Meetings

The Board agenda will provide for Delegations, all of which shall comply with the following:

  • In order to appear as a delegation at a Regular Meeting of the Board, the individual or group must contact the Secretary of the Board at least forty-eight hours before the Tuesday preceding that Meeting;
  • A delegation will be accorded ten minutes in order to make its presentation before the Board;
  • Where there are multiple delegations on the same topic, the Chair of the Meeting may require that presentations be combined or reduce the time of the presentations;
  • Where a matter presented by a delegation deals with a topic that should properly be considered by the Committee of the Whole Board - In Camera, the Chair of the Meeting shall halt the presentation. The presentation may continue once the Board has resolved To move into the Committee of the Whole Board - In Camera;
  • The Chair of the Meeting may terminate a presentation that deviates materially from the topic of the presentation;
  • The spokesperson(s) for a delegation shall refrain from the use of abusive or derogatory language at all times and the Chair of the Meeting may expel or exclude from any Meeting any person(s) who engage in this or any other form of improper conduct;
  • Each delegation, at the time of registration with the Secretary of the Board, shall receive a copy of this Section of the By-law;
  • Since a Trustee is permitted to place a matter on the Agenda under subsection 3.16 and is permitted to make inquiries under subsection 3.17, a Trustee shall not be permitted to appear before the Board as a delegation;
  • With respect to delegations from Board employees, where the submission is or relates to, a matter:

    • That is personal to the speaker, there shall be no special restrictions;

    • That is or may be dealt with under a Collective Agreement to which the Board is a party, such submission shall be dealt with in accordance with the provisions of such Collective Agreement;

  • The Secretary of the Board shall be responsible to communicate the Board's response to a delegation if any.