Notice of Amendment: Council Procedure Bylaw No. 1956
March 29, 2020
Council for the City of Fernie intends to consider adoption of Council Procedure Bylaw No. 2396, 2020, a bylaw to amend the procedure bylaw which governs the proceedings of the City of Fernie.
The Bylaw amends the provisions for Electronic Meetings and Participation by Council members to allow for increased use of electronic communications in council meetings. The amendment includes the following changes:
- Council members will be able to participate through electronic communications in a closed meeting;
- the limitation of the number of council members participating in a meeting is removed;
- in the event quorum is lost at a council meeting due to loss of electronic communication links, the meeting will adjourn and reconvene as soon as possible once quorum can be achieved and public notice requirements met or at the next meeting.
A copy of the proposed Council Procedure Bylaw No. 2396 may be viewed at fernie.ca or by contact the Corporate Officer at email@example.com. For more information on the proposed change, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This notice was given on March 29, 2020 in accordance with Section 94 of the Community Charter.