Standing & Advisory Committees

Waterloo Region has three main Standing Committees of Council:

All Councillors are members of the three main Standing Committees.The Regional Chair of the Council is ex-officio a member of every committee. These Committees meet regularly to hear delegations and engage in detailed debate and review of Regional programs, policies and staff proposals. They also make recommendations to Regional Council. For information on meeting procedures, please see the Region's Council Procedural By-law.

Appearing Before Council or Committee

Any person wishing to appear as a delegation before Council or a Committee must register with the Regional Clerk's Office at 519-575-4420 by noon on the Thursday prior to the meeting date.

Note: Any comments addressed to the Regional Clerk or Members of Council by a delegation become part of the public record.

A Guide to Delegations is available from the Regional Clerk's Office. It provides more detailed and helpful information.

Meeting Times & Locations

Council generally meets every three weeks on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m.

For meeting times and locations please see the calendar. For more detailed meeting information see the Agendas & Minutes page.

The three main Standing Committees generally meet every three weeks on Tuesday mornings, starting at 9 a.m.

  • From January to July, the Planning & Works Committee meets at 9 a.m., followed by the Administration & Finance Committee and the Community Services Committee.
  • From August to December, the Community Services Committee meets at 9 a.m., followed by the Administration & Finance Committee and the Planning and Works Committee.
  • Note: All Council and Standing Committee meetings are held in Council Chambers at 150 Frederick St., Kitchener. Times are subject to change, please contact the Regional Clerk's Office to confirm. 


Contact(s)

Region of Waterloo Clerk
150 Frederick Street 2nd Floor,
Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3

Phone: 519-575-4400
TTY: 519-575-4608
Fax: 519-575-4481

Map to Region of Waterloo Clerks Office
Email the Region of Waterloo Clerk
Link to Region of Waterloo Web Site

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