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Council

Hay River Council is the governing body for the Town of Hay River and is comprised of a Mayor, Deputy Mayor and six councillors.

The elected council is responsible for:

  1. Representing the wishes and views of the constituents as accurately as possible;
  2. Establishing policies for the operation of the municipality; and
  3. Ensuring that the Town’s financial and personnel resources are used efficiently and align with the objectives of municipal government.

Meetings

Hay River Council meetings take place on Monday nights at 7:00pm. These meetings are located in the Council Chambers of Town Hall, on 100-62 Woodland Drive. For more information follow the link for the 2017 meeting schedule.

If you are unable to attend the meetings or would prefer to watch them from the comfort of your own home, meetings can be viewed on Bell channel 649 or our local channel 5.

Delegations to Council

Members of the public who wish to make presentations to Council on their own behalf or on behalf of companies or organizations are called “delegations to Council.” Requests to appear before Council are to be in writing, and submitted to the Council Administrator at least one week prior to the meeting at which you want to appear.  The request should include the subject matter to be discussed, along with any background information that would be of assistance to Council.  Delegations are allowed ten minutes to address Council.

Contact Information

Stacey Barnes - Council Administrator
867-874-6522 ext 220

100-62 Woodland Drive, Hay River, NT  X0E 1G1