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Decision-making at Halton


The process of decision-making undertaken by any government can be mysterious. Find out how Halton Regional Council is structured and how it makes decisions.

Regional Council Structure

Halton Regional Council is the final decision-making body for Halton Region and the legislative body of the Regional Corporation.

The Halton Regional Chair is the Chief Executive Officer of the corporation and Chair of Regional Council.

Regional Council has the following members:

The 24 members of Regional Council include the Mayors of the 4 local municipalities.

Term of Office

All Regional Councillors are elected for a 4-year term. The current Council, elected in October 2018, will hold office until November 14, 2022.

Regional Council

Regional Council conducts its business at meetings held on a monthly schedule. Meetings are held in Council Chambers at the Halton Regional Centre, 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville (Google Map link). Council proceedings are governed by Procedural By-law 90-19.

Members of the public may make presentations to Council on their own behalf or on behalf of companies/organizations. Find out how.

Halton Regional Council meetings are broadcast live.