Participate in Council or Committee Meeting
The Council Building at City Hall is open to members of the public.
Face masks are strongly recommended for the public. Please avoid visiting if you are feeling unwell.
Please review the COVID-19 safety measures before visiting.
L’immeuble du conseil de l’hôtel de ville est ouvert aux membres du public.
On recommande fortement que le public porte un masque. Veuillez éviter de vous rendre sur les lieux si vous ne vous sentez pas bien.
Veuillez lire les mesures de précaution liées à la COVID-19 avant votre venue.
Members of the public can participate in Council and Committee meetings by submitting their comments in writing, or by appearing in delegation.
Submit your comments in writing
Members of the public who would like to submit their comments to Council or a committee of council may do so using the public submission form. All submissions must be received prior to noon (12:00 p.m.) the business day before the meeting. Submissions will be circulated to all committee members, and will become part of the public record and published in the meeting agenda and minutes.
Public documents pertaining to the meetings of Council and its Committees are published on the City Clerk’s Decision Making Information System at www.winnipeg.ca/CLKDMIS.
Appear as a Delegation before Committees of Council
Delegations seeking permission to address a committee of council on a matter which appears on the agenda for the specific committee must submit the public registration form by noon (12:00 p.m.) the business day before the meeting. Delegations must contain their comments to the specific agenda items for which they have registered.
Appear as a Delegation before Council
Persons wishing to address Council on a matter which appears on the agenda must submit the public registration form by noon (12:00 p.m.) the business day before the meeting. Please indicate the item to which you would like to speak and whether you are in support or opposition.
Delegate Speakers appearing before Council regarding any item on the agenda are limited to two in favour of the subject and two against. In each case, the first speaker may speak for a maximum of ten minutes; the second speaker may speak for a maximum of five.
Comments that are disrespectful or do not contain required information may not be included on the public record.
Members of the public are not permitted to speak on regular agenda matters that were the subject a public hearing or matters that are part of court proceedings in which the City is involved. Delegations speaking to an award of a contract may only speak to the criteria of the Invitation to Tender.
For more information regarding delegations please consult the City of Winnipeg Procedure By-law No. 50/2007.
If you would like to appear as a delegate in French, please note that a written request which outlines the specific matter must be submitted to the City Clerks Department at least two business days prior to the meeting.
If you have any questions concerning the delegation process, please contact the City Clerk’s Department by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.