There are several ways to take part in Saanich Council meetings.
Delegation at a Regular Council Meeting
- Bring forward an idea or concept.
- Update Council about an ongoing project.
- Make a presentation on any matter of broad interest to Saanich.
Council may hear up to two delegations of ten minutes each.
Please complete an Application to Appear as a Delegation. Submit it to Legislative Services at least ten days before the preferred meeting date.
Contact us at 250-475-1775, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Items on a Regular Council Agenda
- Council will hear speakers only during the "Public Input on Business Items" portion of the agenda.
- Up to three (3) minutes per speaker.
Items on a Regular Committee of the Whole Agenda
- A speaker has up to five (5) minutes to address Council on each agenda item.
- Neighbourhood community associations may get up to ten (10) minutes if they have carried out a neighbourhood engagement process.
- This is your chance to address Council without the formality of a meeting.
- Council holds Open Forums at the beginning of Council meetings.
- Each speaker receives three (3) minutes to address Council for a total of fifteen (15) minutes.
There are some restrictions. Please refer to the Guidelines for Delegations at Council Meetings.
Correspondence to Council
You don't need to attend a meeting to have Council consider your input:
- Email email@example.com
- Mail a submission to 770 Vernon Ave, Victoria BC, V8X 2W7
- Drop information off in person to the Legislative Division on the second floor at 770 Vernon Avenue.
All correspondence to Council and Committee of the Whole, in regards to a specific item on an agenda, must be received by 4:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting.
We have listed contact details for all Council members. You are welcome to contact any of them.