NOTICE: COVID-19 Virtual Meetings
Due to the recent COVID-19 restrictions and the importance of protecting our residents, staff, and community, our Council Meetings and Public Hearings will be held virtually until further notice.
Those wanting to view virtual meetings LIVE can do so by visiting our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RMofLdB.
Our next Public Hearing is the Variation & Conditional Use Public Hearing on Nov. 25, 2020.
If you would like an opportunity to speak at the hearing, please join the meeting via Zoom. To speak, please virtually “raise your hand” and your microphone will be unmuted.
November 25, 2020 Variation & Conditional Use Public Hearing Zoom Meeting
Join Meeting by Clicking this link: https://zoom.us/j/94565339430?pwd=YWw4ZkQzcytScWVQL2VMbldWNHJlZz09
Meeting ID: 945 6533 9430
Once the link has opened, click Launch Meeting.
If you do not have the Zoom app and the meeting is not opening, please click join from your browser.
“Having issues with zoom client? Join from your browser."
Please view the Zoom Help Center How to join a zoom meeting Video for further instructions. https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting
When joining the Zoom Public Hearing meeting, you will be automatically be muted and your video capabilities will be shut off. Please keep both the microphone and video off unless the moderator request for you to participate. You may listen to the meeting without participating in the discussion.
If you are registered to speak at the public hearing your name will be called, please follow these instructions:
- When it is your turn to speak, the moderator will call your name. Please pay attention and be ready to speak when your name is called. If you do not respond or are disconnected, you may miss your chance to comment.
- When prompted, use the "raise your hand" option via the Zoom app or press *9 on your phone’s keypad to be recognized.
- You will be granted audio rights when you are recognized. You should begin speaking immediately. Your audio will be muted when you conclude or if your time expires.
- No video will be allowed at this time.
- Council policies regarding public conduct at meetings apply.
- Any misconduct will result in you being removed from the zoom meeting immediately
- Any repetitive statements and or questions or concerns may be limited by the chairperson of the meeting.
Virtually Raising your Hand
- While viewing the meeting, click on the participant's button on the bottom of your screen to open the participant's window.
- At the bottom of the participant's window, click raise hand or lower hand.
- The Chairperson of the meeting will get a notification that you wish to speak and will unmute your mic at the appropriate time.
Council meetings are held twice a month (unless otherwise posted) commencing at 2:45 p.m. Committee of the Whole meetings commence at 2:00 p.m. prior to the first Council meeting of the month (unless otherwise posted). Public Works Council meetings commence at 2:00 p.m. prior to the second council meeting of the month (unless otherwise posted). All meetings are held in the Council Chambers.
To see the Scheduled Council Meeting Dates please see: Upcoming Events Calendar
Committee of the Whole - Question Period
The council of the Rural Municipality of Lac du Bonnet, in its Council Procedures By-Law, provides an open question period for members of the public to ask a question at the end of a meting of the Committee of the Whole. Time permitting, members of the public can ask brief questions of council regarding items contained in the agenda of the committee meeting.
These sessions will be guided by the following principles:
- The questioner is required to identify themselves and their question; which will be recorded in the minutes.
- The questioner is required to address their question to the Chair and adhere to all directions of the Chair.
- The questioner is required to comply with 18.10 and 18.11 of the Council Procedures By-Law No. 15-18 amended, remaining respectful to all while in Council Chambers.
- Questions are limited to one per person for a maximum of five (5) minutes per individual, time permitting. Time permitting additional questions may be granted.
- Council may determine that a question is too lengthy or unanswerable at the time and will direct the questioner to submit their question in writing.
For More information regarding Council procedures please see: Council Procedures By-Law No. 15-18 Amended.
2020 Schedule Council Meeting Dates
To view the upcoming Council Meeting dates please see: Upcoming Events