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Ville de Saint-Lazare
council minutes from
1876 to 2014
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Council meeting in times of COVID
The public is admitted as follows:
- First come, first served (so people may be refused access)
- No reservation, no registration
- A maximum of 18 people will be admitted
- The wearing of a mask is mandatory upon entering City Hall. Individuals will only be able to remove their mask once they are seated and will be required to wear it again if they move in the premises
- Signature of the attendance register is mandatory upon arrival
- Each person must bring his/her own mask (none will be distributed)
- No one will be admitted without one
- Visors are not accepted unless the person is also wearing a mask under it
- A distance of 2 metres must be respected between seated persons
- Hand washing is required
- The microphone will be disinfected with each change of public speaker
- Online: those who do not wish to attend in person may still submit their questions as usual by completing the online form on the day of the meeting from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (instructions provided below).
- In person: once the meeting is opened. Instructions will be given at the beginning of the session.
- The meeting will be broadcasted live on YouTube, and the recording made available at the same link the next day.
To view the agenda and subsequent minutes, please visit the site.
Online question period
Online question period during Town Council meetingsWith the intention of continually facilitating and fostering citizen participation, the municipal council responds, live during the meeting, to questions asked using an online form.
Allow residents who cannot attend council meetings the opportunity to:
- ask a question online
- receive a live response during the meeting
Online questions needs to be :
- of public interest
- addressed to
- all council members present
- the Mayor
- a specific elected official
- a committee which one or several council members are members of
B) Accompanied by a digital document (10 Mb max)
C) Must be:
- Written in appropriate language (free of defamatory words or expressions, etc.) in French or in English.
Remember that questions of an "operational" nature can be asked at any time via online requests at www.ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca/en/enligne and answered by a member of the municipal team.
Handling of questions
Answers to online questions will be given in the order in which the questions were received, first come, first served. The Board agreed to set aside a 15-minute period to answer the questions requested online. This period will begin after the first question period for those in the room on the evening of the session.
- The first question period is reserved for those in the room and begins after the opening of the meeting (approximately 7:30 p.m.). At the end of this period, Council will adjourned the meeting to allow a break.
- The second question period, which will begin immediately after the break, will be reserved for questions asked online using a form. The council will allow a maximum of 15 minutes to answer.
At the end of the meeting, questions that remain unanswered will, depending on the topic, be processed:
- by management
- un the political follow-up table
Online question period starting March 12, 2019
New: Saint-Lazare council meetings now more accessible!
SAINT-LAZARE (Quebec), Monday, March 4, 2019 – With the intention of continually facilitating and fostering citizen participation, starting Tuesday, March 12, 2019, the municipal council will respond to questions asked using an online form, live during the meeting.
This particular project, created and launched as a pilot project, may be revised as needed in order to improve the process.
Addition of a 2nd question period
The evening of a council meeting, residents may now transmit questions using an online form available only from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at www.ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca/seances.
As is the case with the on-site question period, questions asked online must be of public interest and be intended for the council overall, the Mayor, a specific councillor or a committee which one or more council members are part of. Note that questions of an “operational” nature can be asked anytime using online requests available at www.ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca/enligne and will be responded to by a member of the municipal team.
Questions asked online will be addressed in the order in which they are received—on a first-come, first-served basis. The council agrees to reserve a total of 15 minutes for online questions. This online question period begins after the 1st question period reserved for individuals who are physically present at the meeting. In short:
- The 1st question period is reserved for individuals who are physically present at the meeting and begins at 7:30 p.m. When this period ends, the council members adjourn that portion of the meeting for a break.
- The 2nd question period, which begins immediately following the break, is reserved for questions asked online using a form. The council allocates a maximum of 15 minutes to respond to online questions. Questions that remain unanswered after the meeting will be forwarded to management and individually addressed.
In addition to general rules of conduct, other rules apply in the case of online questions, specifically with regards to the length of questions and contact information to be provided.