Essex County Council usually meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7 PM in the Council Chambers, 2nd floor, at the Essex County Civic Centre, 360 Fairview Avenue West, Essex.
You can watch the Council meetings normally on Cogeco Cable, Channel 11.
2017 Essex County Council Meeting Schedule
Meet Your County Council Members
Council agendas and reports will be on the Meeting Calendar on the Monday prior to the Council meeting. If Monday is a public holiday, the agenda and reports will be on the Meeting Calendar on the Tuesday before the meeting.
Minutes of Council meetings that have not yet been approved by Council are included as part of the next meeting agenda. Once the minutes are approved by Council, they are put on the Meeting Calendar.
The Clerk's Office maintains the by-laws and amendments enacted by Council. County by-laws, dating from 1851 to present can be viewed in our documents archive. The by-law documents provided in the archive are for reference convenience only and may not contain amendments or attachments. To obtain an official version of a by-law or a copy of a by-law that is not in the archive, please contact the Clerk's Office .
The County of Essex archives electronic copies of its agendas, minutes and other public records. Documents in the archives may not presently be in a format that is accessible for persons with disabilities. Please contact the Clerk if you need alternative formats of documents.
Attending Council Meetings
You are welcome to attend Regular Council meetings. The meetings start at 7 PM in the Council Chambers, 2nd floor, at the Essex County Civic Centre, 360 Fairview Avenue West, Essex. If you would like to speak at a County Council meeting, you must register in advance of the meeting as a delegation. If you decide to speak as a delegation, your name and address will be on the agenda for the meeting and included in the public minutes.
The County of Essex procedure by-law (PDF) sets out the proceedings of council and committee meetings.