Guide for public announcements
An announcement is intended for the purpose of sharing information about a community or staff event, activity or function and must be sponsored by a Member of Regional Council.
If a member of the public wishes an announcement to be made at a Regional Council meeting, the request and the details must be received in writing on the form provided by the Office of the Regional Clerk seven (7) days prior to the Council meeting.
The completed Announcement Form must include a Member of Council sponsorship.
Announcements are permitted only at Regional Council meetings and no motions or directions to staff will arise from announcements.
The member of the public making the announcement will be introduced by the sponsoring Member of Council at the Council meeting, and shall be limited to speaking not more than two minutes.
Announcements may only appear once on the same matter within a one-year period, unless a recommendation pertaining to the same matter is included on the agenda within the one-year period and only to provide additional or new information.
Important: By submitting an Announcement Form, the member of the public acknowledges that the announcement may become public as part of a Regional Council agenda.
How to submit an announcement
Download and complete the Announcement Form (PDF) can be delivered in person or mailed to the attention of the Regional Clerk at:
Office of the Regional Clerk
Regional Municipality of Peel
10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, 5th Floor
Brampton ON L6T 4B9
Deadline for submission:
Announcements shall be received by the Regional Clerk seven (7) days prior to the meeting.
The Regional Clerk, in consultation with the Regional Chair, will determine whether the announcement will be included on the Council agenda.
The Regional Clerk will notify the sponsoring Member of Council and the person who requested the announcement of the decision made.
The preceeding requirements are in accordance with the Region of Peel Procedure By-law 9-2018.
For more information, contact the Office of the Regional Clerk at 905-791-7800 ext. 4526.