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Council Meetings

Meetings are held in the temporary Council Chamber on the 8th floor of City Hall, 15 Market Square every two weeks on Monday evenings beginning at 6:00 p.m.

The public is advised to use the Chipman Hill entrance to access Council Chambers.

Televised coverage of regular Council meetings is provided on Rogers Cable, Channel 10, starting at 6:00 p.m. on the night of scheduled meetings.

Please click here for 2019 Common Council Meeting Schedule

Presenting at a Common Council meeting

Anyone wishing to speak at a Council meeting (except for Public Hearings) is required to fill out the form which can be found below entitled “Present to Council Form” and submit it in order to be scheduled for a presentation to Council. There are further directions on the form.  The time allotment for a presentation is set by Council policy. The Common Clerk's Office can provide, upon request, the most recent Council-adopted information regarding the guidelines relating to public presentations by members of the public, as well as the procedure for Public Hearings.

Present to Council Form

Submissions to Council Meetings

Anyone wishing to submit a letter to Common Council to appear on the agenda of a Council meeting is encouraged to use the form that can be found below entitled “Submission to Council Form”. There are further directions and information on the form.

Submission to Council Form

  • All submissions (letters, petitions, etc.) must be submitted by no later than 4 p.m. on the Wednesday prior to the Council meeting.
  • Submissions must not contain defamatory or offensive language
  • Submissions must include the name and mailing address or the telephone number of the author

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available at the Common Clerk's Office 8th floor, City Hall, at 4 p.m. on the Wednesday before the meeting, and on the Agendas and Minutes section of our website.

If you would like to find out what action Common Council took on a particular matter during a Council meeting, you may contact the Common Clerk's Office at (506) 658-2862.

Letters addressed to the Common Council should be sent to the Common Clerk's Office, City Hall, P. O. Box 1971, Saint John, N. B. E2L 4L1. Letters must be received no later than Tuesday prior to a meeting to be considered.