Meetings, agendas and minutes
The City of Ottawa is transitioning to a new agendas and minutes web portal. Content related to meetings of City Council, its committees and select local boards can be accessed through the new portal, including:
- Meeting schedules
- Meeting documentation
- Live streams
- Meeting recordings for meetings held on or after June 27, 2022
Until July 11, 2022, you can continue to access Council and committee meeting materials through the existing SIRE E-Agenda webpage.
Live meeting streams and archived meeting videos continue to be available on the Ottawa City Council YouTube Channel. More information is available in the Watch or listen to Council and committee meetings article.
If at any time you are unable to find a document or access the links above, please send an email to Committees@ottawa.ca.
Watch or listen to Council and Committee meetings
Regular City Council meetings are also broadcast live on RogersTV Cable 22 and live streamed on the RogersTV website. For more information about how to watch or participate in individual meetings, please consult the specific meeting’s agenda at ottawa.ca/agendas. City Council meeting video with closed captioning is available in both French and English courtesy of Rogers TV.
For most standing committees, sub-committees, Transit Commission and the Police Services Board, the meeting audio is available in the language spoken in the meeting room.
You can actively participate in standing committee, Transit Commission, sub-committee and advisory committee proceedings. More information about how to register to speak or submit written comments is available through the meeting agenda or our “How to participate in Council and committee proceedings” article.
To access this content, you will need:
- Most recent version of Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge, or Safari
- Operating system: Windows 7+, Mac OS X 10.7+, or Ubuntu 10+
- Internet connection with 1+ Mbps
Attending and participating in Council and committee meetings
You can access meeting documentation and live stream City Council and committee meetings on the agendas and minutes web portal. You can also live stream meetings and access past recordings on the Ottawa City Council YouTube Channel. Regular City Council meetings are broadcast live on RogersTV Cable 22 and live streamed on the RogersTV website.
You can actively participate in standing committee, Transit Commission, sub-committee and advisory committee proceedings. Please review the “Notices and meeting information for meeting participants and the public” document linked from the relevant meeting agenda or "How to participate in Council and committee proceedings" article to learn how to register to speak at committee or submit written comments.
Standing committee, Transit Commission, sub-committee and advisory committee meetings are being held electronically until further notice.
Those who are sick or should be self-isolating as a result of COVID-19 should not attend in-person at City Council meetings or any other in-person meeting or event at Ottawa City Hall. Please consult Ottawa Public Health guidance for updated guidance for those who have symptoms, test, positive for COVID-19 and high-risk contacts.
Security measures for Council and standing committees
The City of Ottawa has implemented security measures to ensure a safe and secure environment for in-person Council, Standing Committee and Transit Commission meetings held in the City Hall Council Chambers – Andrew S. Haydon Hall.
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