Public Notices

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PUBLIC HEARINGS

GUIDELINES FOR COMMENTS TO COUNCIL

Everyone is welcome to write to Council about items on Public Hearing agendas by emailing  or by mail.

Letters and verbal comments to Council about the proposed land use being talked about at public hearings…

Should…

Should not…

Explain your support or opposition and how the proposed use will affect you

be about people or groups of people

…use respectful, inclusive language

….use abusive, offensive, vulgar, or discriminatory language

… use language that is honest, accurate and direct

…use terms that disguise or underplay the true intent of comments

…focus on facts

…speculate or make assumptions

 


HOW CAN I BE HEARD?

1. Provide Comments in Writing: Written submissions by email, post or dropping off at the mailbox on the north side of City Hall are welcome and encouraged.

Written comments delivered by 5 pm, three business days before the Public Hearing will be included in the agenda package. Later comments received until the close of the hearing will be distributed on table at the meeting. All comments are published.

E-mail: 

Legislative Services Department

511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC V3L 1H9

Drop off at the mailbox on the North side of City Hall

 

2. Record a Video: Call for an appointment (604-527-4523) to record a short video to share with Council and on the City's website 

3. Speak at the Meeting by computer, smart device or phone via Zoom:

  • Everyone who logs into the electronic meeting may address Council.
  • All speakers will have five minutes to speak. 
  • Advance registration is highly recommended.
  • The Speakers List will be published on this webpage at 5 p.m.
  • The meeting will be run via a Zoom webinar.

Register to Speak online at: speakers.newwestcity.ca

or Contact Legislative Services to register to speak, make an appointment, or with questions about the process:

Phone: 604-527-4523

Legislative Services Department,
511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC V3L 1H9

E-mail: 

HOW DO I WATCH OR LISTEN TO THE MEETING?

There are three ways to participate in the meeting:

1. 

Click the Meeting ID button below to watch through the Zoom program, or your web browser by choosing "Join from your browser":

 

2.

Phone: Call 778-907-2071. Enter the meeting ID 655 9404 5919 followed by #.

 

3. Watch the meeting on the City's website

Note: All Public Hearings have the same Meeting ID Number