Council Meetings

East Zorra-Tavistock Council Chambers

PLEASE NOTE: Effective February 1, 2017, Council will be temporarily holding their Council meetings in the Council Chambers at the Oxford County Administration Building, located at 21 Reeve Street, Woodstock.

Council meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month.  During the summer months of July and August there will be no evening meetings held on the 3rd Wednesday.  Meetings are always open to the public (except for reasons explicitly permitted for through legislation).  

View the Calendar of Events to find out when the next council meeting is.

Council Meeting Manners

While Council meetings are open to the public, you are not allowed to address Council or participate in the Council discussion. If you wish to address Council you need to be put on the agenda. To be put on the agenda, please contact the Township Office. We will need your name and information on the matter you wish to present to Council. If you have any background material or supporting documents, they need to be submitted prior to the agenda being prepared so they can be included in the agenda. Requests to be a delegation at Council must be received before 3:30 p.m. on the Thursday before the Council meeting. This will give staff time to add you to the agenda and obtain any background information that is required.

According to the Township's Procedural By-law #2018-01, "Persons addressing Council shall be limited to no more than ten (10) minutes except that when a delegation consists of more than five (5) persons it shall be limited to two (2) speakers, each limited to speaking for no more than ten (10) minutes."

It should be noted, that these procedures for delegations do not apply to Public Meetings, such as those required under the Planning Act, Drainage Act or where Council has specifically called a meeting for public input.

Upcoming Meetings

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Council Meeting Info

Be sure to review the Agenda of the meeting you plan to attend.