Council Code of Conduct

​Rule No. 11

Representing the City


        1.  Members shall make every effort to participate diligently in the activities of the

             Committees, agencies, boards, commissions and advisory committees to which they are



Individual Members of Council are appointed to committees, agencies, boards and commissions based on their various backgrounds and ability to contribute diligently to matters before them bringing their expertise and experience.
Given that Council and Committee meetings are scheduled far in advance to accommodate the many activities of elected office of a Member of Council, to participate diligently means that a Member shall not be absent from Council, agencies, boards and commissions meetings without reasonable justification (i.e. illness of member, family circumstance,) for more than three consecutive scheduled meetings or on a regular basis.