Electronic Participation

Bill 187, Municipal Emergencies Act, 2020 came into force on March 19, 2020, which amends the Municipal Act, 2001 and the City of Toronto Act, 2006 to permit members of the Council to participate in Council meetings electronically and be counted for the purposes of quorum.

In accordance with S. 238 (3.3), the Municipal Act, 2001, the Council for the Township of Coleman adopted By-law No. 20-15, to amend the Township’s Procedural By-law. The amendment permits electronic participation in a meeting, during any period where an emergency has been declared to exist in all or part of the municipality under section 4 or 7.0.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.