If you would like to address the Council on any matter you need to submit a request to address the Council.
There are two ways you can seek to arrange to address the Council:
Public Forums will be held face to face in the Council Chambers.
Public Forums will also continue to be live streamed, recorded and archived on Council’s website.
Visit our streaming page to watch meetings live and view archived meetings.
For the purposes of Public Forums, the Public Gallery is open, subject to the requirements of any Public Health Order in force at the time of the meeting and social distancing requirements, noting this may change with minimal notice and frequently.
Council can limit the number of members of the public attending Public Forums to comply with the Public Health Order and to ensure appropriate social distancing.
Members of the public attending Public Forums must comply with compulsory conditions of entry:
In the event of technical difficulties preventing live streaming or submissions via an online meeting, the following will apply:
Community organisations, clubs and groups and/or individuals may apply to present to Councillors on their activities or items of community interest.
Presentations to Councillors will be arranged on a Wednesday of non-Council meeting weeks. A maximum of 15 minutes will be allowed for the presentation. Councillors may address questions to the presenter following the presentation.
Presenters can send information via email, in writing or in the form of a video file, for distribution to Councillors.
Any Presentation material will be published on Council’s website.
Requests for Presentations to Council can be made by contacting the Executive Assistant via email firstname.lastname@example.org