Council of the City of Prince George meets approximately 32 times per year (Council Meeting Calendar) on Monday afternoons and evenings. At these meetings, Council conducts the business of the City, making decisions about budgets, land use, public policy and other items of importance to the City.
Council meetings are formal occasions for which procedures are laid out in City of Prince George Council Procedures Bylaw No. 8388, 2011. Agenda packages are produced on the Thursday prior to each Monday on which a meeting takes place. Paper copies of the agendas are available on request to the Clerk's Division and individual reports are also available on request; copies of the entire agenda package are available on the City's web site.
Council meetings are arranged as follows:
- Adoption of Agenda
- Delegations - Requests to Address Council
- Consent Agenda - Reports for Information Only
- Hearings - Commencing at 7:00 p.m. (Development Permit / Development Variance Permit Hearings, Statutory Public Hearings and Third Reading of Bylaws where applicable after each Hearing, and Other Hearings as Required)
- Final Reading and Adoption of Bylaws not included with Reports
- Notices of Motion
Council has the ability to vary the structure of the agenda at any time.
The public is welcome to attend all Monday evening meetings of Council. All such meetings start at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers on the second floor at City Hall, 1100 Patricia Boulevard. Afternoon meetings of Council are held to discuss items permitted by the Community Charter to be discussed in meetings that are closed to the public. Shaw TV runs a recorded version on Tuesday's after each Council meeting. To follow live Council meetings, visit the City's website at www.princegeorge.ca as webcasting services and video archiving of the agenda items are available for the public. People interested in a particular issue are encouraged to attend Council Chambers in person.
For information about Council meetings, please contact the Legislative Services Office