Who can make a deputation?
Any member of the public, either on his/her own behalf or as a representative of an organization or group, may appear at any public meeting of the Board and make a deputation.
Guidelines for making a deputation
Guidelines are in accordance with Section 13 Public Deputations of the Board Procedural policy PSB-AI-001 and are summarized below:
- Any individual or group wishing to address the Board regarding an item not on a Public agenda will give written notice to the Executive Director a minimum of eight (8) working days prior to the meeting. Please send your deputation request to Peel Police Board.
- The written notice will include the person's complete name, address, telephone number and will also include the subject matter, an outline of the submission and a list of person(s) who will be appearing before the Board.
- Any individual or group wishing to address the Board regarding a specific item listed on a Public agenda will provide written notice no later than 4:30 p.m. two(2) working days prior to the scheduled public meeting. The written notice will include the agenda item number and subject matter to which the person will be speaking to.
- The Executive Director, after consultation with the Chair, will determine if the individual or group will be heard, any such decision to be based on the role and responsibilities of Police Services Boards, with the right to appear not to be unreasonably withheld.
Deputations will be limited to a maximum of five (5) minutes, such a time limit may be extended with the consent of the Board during the deputation.