Meetings During COVID-19
North Kawartha Council met on August 18th, 2020 and amended the Township Procedure By-Law to permit meetings to be held electronically, under the authority of Bill 197, The Municipal Act, 2001.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, regular meetings of Council are being held electronically. Meetings will continue to be posted on the Township YouTube channel as soon as possible after the meeting for public viewing.
If a member of the public is interested in joining the Council meeting electronically to listen and observe the meeting in real time please contact the Deputy Clerk by email no later than one hour prior to the scheduled meeting and you will be provided with an invitation to join the meeting electronically using Zoom. Although possible for members of the public to “attend” a meeting electronically, we would encourage you to communicate with Council by forwarding any comments regarding an agenda item in writing via email to the Clerk or Deputy Clerk. Anyone who speaks publicly at a meeting of the Township of North Kawartha may have their name and any opinions they may express recorded electronically and in the meeting minutes.
Council meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month beginning at 9:30 a.m..
Please note that the council meeting end time stated on the calendar is an approximate time, whereas the start time is definite.
Subscribe to our website to stay informed of changes in meeting times, locations or cancellations. Special meetings may be called at any time with proper notice.
Meetings are held in the Council Chambers at 280 Burleigh St. in Apsley, ON. (Council Chambers temporarily closed due to COVID-19)
The public are welcome to attend!
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Public meetings held in the Council Chambers are audio and video recorded and made available on the Township Youtube channel conditional upon any technical difficulties that may be encountered. Recordings will be available for public viewing on YouTube for a period of one year. Meeting minutes remain the official, permanent record of all meetings.
Transcripts of the meetings are not available. Audio / video files on the internet are part of the public realm and may be subject to alteration. The Township assumes no liability associated with any alterations made by members of the public on the internet.
Agendas and Minutes
Agendas and minutes for Council, Board and Committee meetings are available below. Council minutes are unapproved until they are adopted by Council at the next regular meeting.
Please note that at the beginning of meetings there may be amendments (changes, deletions or additions) to the agenda. For amended agendas, please contact the Clerk.
To request copies of agendas and minutes not available below, email the Clerk, giving the specifics of dates and required material.
Individuals who submit letters and other information to Council should be aware that it may be included on the agenda and that any personal information contained within their communications may become part of the public record and made available through agenda processes which include publication on the Township's website.
How to submit Appeals to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal:LPAT Appellant / Applicant appeal forms are available on the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) website: https://elto.gov.on.ca/tribunals/lpat/forms/appellant-applicant-forms/
The North Kawartha Library Board meets the fourth Tuesday of each month. Library Board Agendas and Minutes are available on the North Kawartha Library Website