Virtual Community Consultations Announced
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Virtual Community Consultations Announced

Mayor and Councillors to undertake a series of telephone town halls

Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens and members of Windsor City Council will undertake a series of community consultations via telephone town hall format.

In August, Mayor Dilkens undertook a similar town hall with Ward 7 residents. At peak, over 1,400 residents participated.

To accommodate pandemic guidelines and maximize resident outreach, a series of five telephone town halls will occur in early and mid-October. Residents in each ward will have an opportunity to hear a presentation from the Mayor and Ward Councillors and participate in a question period regarding constituent and city-wide issues.

These unique telephone town hall sessions are technologically enabled and will automatically allow ward residents with a home telephone/landline to participate without requiring any action on their part: At 6:30 p.m. on the date of each teleconference, landlines will receive a call and residents can automatically join the meeting just by answering. Those residents who do not maintain a home telephone but have a mobile phone are asked to pre-register their mobile no later than two days prior to their ward town hall date via on-line registration:

Date
Wards (two per call)
Tuesday 6 October – 6.30 p.m.
Ward 4 & 5
Wednesday 7 October – 6.30 p.m.
Ward 8 & 9
Thursday 8 October – 6.30 p.m.
Ward 2 & 3
Tuesday 13 October – 6.30 p.m.
Ward 1 & 10
Thursday 15 October – 6.30 p.m.
Ward 6 & 7

“As our community considers the impact of COVID-19 and the impacts on our municipality, it is important to hear from residents about their priorities and concerns,” said Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens. “This technology allows residents to participate directly from the comfort of their own homes.”

For more safety tips and practices, visit the Windsor Essex County Health Unit website.  For more information on municipal matters related to COVID-19, visit www.citywindsor.ca/covid-19.

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