A by-law to amend the Region of Peel Procedure By-law 56-2019, as amended, being a by-law to govern the calling, place and proceedings of the meetings of Council and its committees and the conduct of its members.
Whereas the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, section 238 provides that a municipality shall establish a procedure by-law to govern meetings;
And whereas, the Council of The Corporation of the Regional Municipality of Peel has enacted Procedure By-law 56-2019;
And whereas, the Council of the Regional Corporation has by resolution passed on the 24th day of February 2022 and authorized the enactment of the by-law herein to amend By-law 56-2019;
Now therefore, the Council of the Regional Corporation enacts as follows:
That Appendix 6 to Procedure By-law 56-2019, section 8.c Voting, be deleted and substituted therefor;
If the member is participating electronically, the member will be asked to indicate their vote verbally; and if no response to indicate vote is provided, the Clerk will ask the member if they are present; if no response is provided the Clerk will ask the member if they are present a second time; if the member fails to respond, they will be deemed to be absent during the vote and will be declared absent from the meeting at the time of the vote. If the member indicates that they are present and no response to indicate vote is provided, the vote will be recorded in the negative.
That this By-law takes effect on the 24th day of February 2022.
Read three times And passed in open Councilthis 24th day of February, 2022.