Live web broadcasts of City Council meetings can be accessed by clicking the In Progress link next to the desired meeting in the Upcoming Events section below. The broadcast will be accessible 10 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.
Please note that if you do not see the In Progress link at the schedule time of a meeting, refresh the page. Due to unforeseen circumstances, Council Meetings can sometimes begin up to 15 minutes late. Once the meeting has begun, the Watch link will become live.
Archived meetings are generally made available by noon the day after the meeting and can be found under the Available Archives section in the section below.
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Current Council Meeting, Public Hearing and Council-in-Committee meeting agendas are available by 5 p.m. the Friday prior to a scheduled Meeting(s).
Copies of the agenda cover pages are also provided at the meeting place prior to the start of the meeting. Full Agenda packages can be requested from the City Clerks Office, though a fee may be charged.
Minutes of Regular Council meetings, Public Hearings and Standing Committee meetings are available to the public following their adoption or receipt at the next Regular Council Meeting.
Regular City Council meetings are held three Mondays a month, at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers (City Hall, 3000 Guildford Way).
These meetings are open to the public; however, members of the public who want to address Council (usually referred to as "delegations") are not heard at Regular Council meetings. With some exceptions, requests to speak to an item of business will be referred to Council-in-Committee.
The 2022 Council and Committee calendar can be viewed here or downloaded here (PDF)
To make a written submission to Council or Committee about a matter on a meeting agenda or within the jurisdiction of the City, email your letter or comments to Mayor and City Council or fax to 604-927-3015. Your letter must be signed and include your name and address. Please note that, in most instances, written and email correspondence addressed to Mayor and Council become public documents once received by the City.
In-Camera Meetings are "closed" meetings held in the absence of the public. Council is only authorized to hold in-camera meetings under the circumstances set out in Section 90 of the Community Charter. Closed meetings are held to discuss and make decision on matters pertaining to:
Public Hearings are held in order for local residents to provide input that will assist Council in the decision making process related to applications for change to an Official Community Plan or Zoning Bylaw. Public Hearings are generally held on the 4th Monday of each month in the Council Chambers at Coquitlam City Hall and are immediately followed by a Regular Council Meeting at which Council will give consideration to items on the Public Hearing Agenda, as well to any other items brought before Council at that time.