Meetings of Council

Meetings of Council during the COVID-19 Pandemic 

The City of Brantford continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and take steps to help prevent the spread of infection in the community. 

City Council continues to meet through electronic means in order to handle urgent and critical business of the municipality as required. Agendas will continue to be posted as they are available with proper notice being provided to the public. 

Please visit the City Council Meeting Calendar for meeting dates and agendas.

Watch Virtual Meetings Online

Members of the public can watch the Council meetings live online by clicking on either of the following links once the meeting has started:

Rogers TV Brantford Website 

City of Brantford Youtube Channel

Some broadcasts will also be live on Rogers Brantford Cable TV, channel 20.

Alternate call in numbers for virtual meetings of Council:

If there are difficulties viewing the meeting via YouTube, members of the public can call into the meeting to listen. Please visit the Council Calendar and the phone number and Webinar ID is listed at the top of the agenda for the meeting. 

Delegations during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Effective June 1, 2020 meetings held will allow for public electronic participation via Zoom. Members of the public wishing to speak at a meeting, either as a delegation or regarding Statutory Public Hearing items will be required to register by 9 a.m. the day of the scheduled meeting. 

To register to participate electronically, members of the public must visit the calendar event associated with the meeting which can be found on the City Council Calendar and click the unique registration link for the meeting. Upon registering for a meeting, members of the public will be emailed a link for the Zoom meeting. The link must not be shared with others as it is unique to the registrant.

Members of the public can also participate in the meeting via telephone, however must register in advance by calling 519-759-4150 Extension 5358. Registration must be received by 9 a.m. on the day of the meeting. If necessary, please leave a voicemail including your name, phone number, meeting date and item you would like to speak to. A member of City staff will reach out to you to complete your registration.

All members of the public who register to participate by Zoom or by phone will be contacted by City Staff to confirm details of the registration prior to the meeting and provide an overview of the public participation process.

Members of the public are also able to provide their comments in writing or via email in advance of the meeting.  Comments can be submitted by emailing clerks@brantford.ca anytime prior to the meeting or by mail to City Clerk, City of Brantford, 100 Wellington Square, P.O. Box 818, Brantford, ON N3T 5R7.  Comments can also be placed in the drop box which is available at the front of City Hall. All comments received prior to the meeting will be provided to members of the body.

In addition, individuals may contact the City Clerk's office at 519-759-4150 for assistance or accommodation with respect to delegation requests.

For further information on how meetings are being conducted virtually please read the Guide to Electronic Meeting Procedures document.

Mayor and Members of City Council Attendance Reports