Appearing as a Council Delegation

Appearing as a Council Delegation

Citizen involvement in local government is an essential part of the democratic process and there are many ways in which you can voice your concerns and become involved.

Regular meetings of Council are open to the public and are held at 7:00 pm on the second and fourth Monday of the month (excluding Statutory Holidays) in the Town Hall Council Chamber. The schedule may be subject to change throughout the year. View the current Council Meeting Schedule.

At each regular Council meeting, Council hears from citizens or other parties who have concerns about issues affecting the District of Stewart. To appear before Council, you must submit a request in writing to the CAO by 1:00pm on the Thursday prior to the Council meeting at which you wish to appear. If there is no available time slot, a staff member of the CAO will contact you to make alternate arrangements for your request. 

Please click here to download a Delegation Request Form. You may fax your request to 250-636-2417, deliver it to the CAO at Town Hall, mail it to the Town Hall address, or e-mail cao@districtofstewart.com.

A staff member will contact you to confirm your attendance at the meeting. If you require any audio/visual equipment, please advise the staff member at this time. 

The Council meeting begins at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers, Stewart Town Hall.  Delegations are among the first items of business on the agenda, so please ensure that you arrive at the meeting by 6:45 pm.  If you have made arrangements to use audio/visual equipment, we recommend that you meet with a CAO staff by 6:45 pm.

When it is time for you to speak, the Mayor will call your name. At that time, you will come forward at the front of the Chamber.  Please be sure to state your name and address clearly at the start of your presentation. You will be given five minutes to make your presentation, after which the Mayor and/or Councillors may ask you questions.

Once you have finished your presentation, you may resume your seat to watch the remainder of the meeting, or you may leave.  If you elect to leave at this time, please do so in a quiet, orderly manner so as not to interrupt the proceedings.

Although the District tries to assure the accuracy of all information presented here, you should confirm all information before making any decisions.  Contact the CAO for confirmation.

If you have questions regarding appearing as a Delegation before Council, please contact:
Chief Administrative Officer
Phone 250-636-2251
Email cao@districtofstewart.com

Location and Mailing Address
705 Brightwell Street
Stewart, British Columbia
V0T 1W0

Business Hours
8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays)

November is Adoption Awareness Month

POSTED: November 15, 2018

At the November 13, 2018 Regular Council meeting, Council made a motion to join the Province in proclaiming November as Adoption Awareness Month.

Water Quality Advisory

POSTED: November 14, 2018

There have been reports from residents (Nov 14 2018) experiencing brown or discoloured water in the community.  If your household is experiencing this issue, please allow your cold water tap to run until the water clears.  Additionally, please see the attached Water Quality Advisory notice (still in effect) with information and recommendations.  

Call for Nominations:  Board of Variance

POSTED: November 13, 2018

The District of Stewart is looking for interested people to sit on its Board of Variance.  This board is appointed by Council for a term of 3 years.  The board meets only when needed and fulfils the duties as per Bylaw #881, 2014 and according to the Local Government Act, Sec. 899.  Please see the attached notice for more information.

2018 Christmas Card Competition-DEADLINE EXTENDED

POSTED: October 23, 2018

For those that were hoping to submit an entry, GOOD NEWS - the deadline has been extended until Monday, November 19 at 4:30pm. So, all of you local artists and photographers still have time to participate by submitting your original artwork or photograph to the District office.
For more details, please read the Christmas Card Competition link.

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: February 21, 2018

Take a look at this Auto Tour video produced in conjunction with Destination BC, Kermode Tourism, and the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine-displaying spectacular views of scenery near Hazelton, New Hazelton, the Nass Valley and Stewart, with Dr. Joseph Gosnell narrating:  www.stewartcassiarhighway.com 

Salmon Glacier Auto Tour Brochure

POSTED: February 21, 2018

Here is an excellent resource to accompany you on your travel to visit the spectacular Salmon Glacier - Auto Tour Brochure

BC Hydro Installation of Bird Guarding at Stewart Substation

POSTED: January 8, 2018

Please see the attached information regarding BC Hydro's recent installation of Bird Guarding at the Stewart Substation