In response to the following motion adopted by Sarnia City Council on October 4, 2021, amendments to the Procedure By-Law have been drafted to reflect Council’s direction to implement a ‘Hybrid’ Meeting format on a trial basis upon returning to in-person meetings:

That upon returning to an in-person meeting format, that Sarnia City Council adopt the same pilot project as Lambton County Council for one year and allow the new Council to determine the way forward after this time period.

Copies of the proposed amendments, as well as a consolidated copy of Procedure By-Law #159 of 2019 are available for viewing on the City’s community input webpage Speak Up Sarnia.

In accordance with the Notice Policy, 21 days’ public notice is required prior to adopting amendments to the Procedure By-Law. Council will give final consideration to the draft by-law at its regular meeting scheduled for November 22, 2021.

Questions regarding this update can be directed to the Office of the City Clerk at 519-332-0330, ext. 3320 or by e-mail to clerks@sarnia.ca.

Written comments regarding this matter should be submitted to the City Clerk’s Department no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, November 15, 2021 directed to the attention of the City Clerk, 2nd Floor, Sarnia City Hall, 255 North Christina Street, P.O. Box 3018, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7N2, by e-mail to clerks@sarnia.ca.

Personal Information Collection Notice – Please be aware that if you are submitting correspondence to the City of Sarnia regarding this matter, your name, contact information and communications may become part of the public record that will be available to the general public, pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. For more information on this collection, please visit Speak up Sarnia.