DRAFT New Council Code of Conduct for Public Review and Comment

​On November 25, 2015, City Council considered a Draft New Code of Conduct for Council, as presented by the City's Integrity Commissioner, and requested the Draft New Code be placed on the City's website for a public review and comment period.  


A copy of the Draft Council Code of Conduct is available for review here.


If you have questions or comments on the Draft new Code, please contact or submit your comments in writing or by email to:

 Peter Fay
 City Clerk, Corporate Services
 City of Brampton
 2 Wellington Street West
 Brampton ON L6Y 4R2

Please submit any comments by January 22, 2016.  Any comments received will be considered by City Council at its meeting on January 27, 2016.  Council intends to adopt its new Code of Conduct at that January meeting with a planned effective date of February 1, 2016. 


Note: Personal information contained in any written submission to the City Clerk's Office is collected under authority of the Municipal Act, SO 2001, c.25, and will be used in the preparation of the applicable council/committee agenda and will be attached to the agenda and publicly available at the meeting and on the City’s website. Questions about the collection of personal information should be directed to the City Clerk, Council and Administrative Services, 2 Wellington Street West, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 4R2, tel. 905-874-2172.


A link to Council's current Code of Conduct is found here.


Council Resolution C371-2015, as adopted by City Council at its November 25, 2015 meeting, to approve Member Services Committee Recommendation MS035-2015, as considered at a Special Meeting of the Member Services Committee held on November 18, 2015:

MS035-2015             1.       That the presentation and Draft Discussion Document from R. J. Swayze, Integrity Commissioner, City of Brampton, to the Special Member Services Committee Meeting of November 18, 2015, re: New Draft Code of Conduct (Revised), be received; and,
2.        That the Draft Code, as amended through the Committee discussion points and considered at the Special Member Services Committee Meeting of November 18, 2015, be placed on the City’s website for a public review and comment period until January 20, 2016; and,
3.        That staff report back with the results of the public input phase on the Code to the January 27, 2016 City Council Meeting for consideration and adoption of a new Council Code of Conduct with a planned effective date of February 1, 2016; and,
4.        That a Council training and education seminar be scheduled with the Integrity Commissioner on the new Code of Conduct provisions and Member responsibilities and obligations; and,
5.        That staff be requested to prepare and present to the Corporate Services Committee a “Respectful Workplace Policy” for Council, staff and City stakeholders.



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