O. Reg. 158/16: COUNCIL COMPOSITION - REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF NIAGARASkip to content
Municipal Act, 2001
COUNCIL COMPOSITION - REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF NIAGARA
Consolidation Period: From November 2, 2017 to the e-Laws currency date.
Last amendment: 407/17.
Legislative History: 407/17.
This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.
Municipality may exercise power
1. (1) The Regional Municipality of Niagara may exercise its power under section 218 of the Act to change the method of selecting members of the council as follows:
1. The six members of regional council representing the City of St. Catharines may, instead of being elected by general vote of the electors of the city, be elected by wards as members of both the council of the regional municipality and the council of the city.
(2) For greater certainty, subsection (1) does not apply in respect of the method of selecting the head of council of the city as a member of regional council.
Municipality may exercise power re members from the Township of West Lincoln
2. The Regional Municipality of Niagara may exercise its power under section 218 of the Act to change the composition of its council by increasing the number of members from the Township of West Lincoln from one to two. O. Reg. 407/17, s. 1.