Presenting to Council

There are two ways in which you can make a presentation to Council at a regular council meeting; Delegations and Public Question and Answer Period. Read more about each option below, or read the frequently asked questions.


Individuals are groups may request an appointment to be heard by Council. This is called "coming forward as a delegation."

Your letter can be dropped off, emailed or mailed to:

City of Spruce Grove
Attention: City Clerk's Office
315 Jespersen Avenue
Spruce Grove, AB T7X 3E8

Public Question and Answer Period

Public Question and Answer period is an opportunity for members of the public to ask questions of Council.

These questions may be answered by Council or referred to Administration for further investigation. In all cases you will receive a reply.

If you have a question for Council, you will be asked to step forward to the speaker’s podium in Council Chambers. A form is provided for you to enter your name and address and then you may state your name for the benefit of Council prior to asking your question. The following rules of protocol have been established to ensure everyone is given an opportunity to be heard:

Frequently Asked Questions

Please refer to the event calendar for upcoming council meeting dates.

Yes. You are welcome to attend all Regular Council Meetings. You may choose to stay for the entire regular Council Meeting or just for the items that interest you. If you have a cellular telephone, we ask that the telephone be turned off while the Council Meeting is in session.

Unless the Mayor otherwise directs, the business at all Regular Meetings proceeds in the following order:

  1. Call to Order
  2. Adoption of Agenda
  3. Adoption of Minutes of previous meeting(s)
  4. Public Hearings
  5. Presentations
  6. Delegations
  7. Public Question and Answer Period
  8. Council Updates
  9. Administrative Updates
  10. Bylaws
  11. Business Items
  12. Information Items
  13. Closed Session
  14. Business Arising from Closed Session
  15. Adjournment

Items brought to Council meetings vary widely. Issues may include petitions, delegations or a variety of other concerns.

Delegations are given up to 10 minutes to make their presentation to Council, after which Council members may make comments regarding the information presented or ask questions for clarification.

The Mayor will invite you to come forward to the microphone at the appropriate time.

Begin by stating your name and, if applicable, the name of the organization you are representing. If several members of a group are present, one person should be appointed to act as a spokesperson for the entire group. When addressing Council remember to keep your comments brief and confined to the topic.

The Mayor, or his/her designate, is the Chairman of the meeting and should be addressed as "Your Worship" or "Mr. Mayor".

If, while addressing Council, you wish to ask a question of someone in the Council Chambers, such as an individual member of Council or City Administration, please direct your question to the Chairman. The Chairman will then direct the individual concerned to respond to the question if felt it is appropriate to do so.

Council may wish to ask you questions. Please remain standing at the microphone or seated at the presenters table until excused by the Chairman.

For more information, contact the City Clerk’s Office at:

Phone: 780-962-7634 Ext. 154
Fax: 780-948-0343
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