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Council Meeting Information During COVID-19

The Municipal Government Act (MGA) governs how municipalities operate and is one of the most significant and far-reaching statutes in Alberta. While the MGA provides the framework for municipalities to work within, the COVID-19 outbreak has presented unique operational challenges for local government operations.

To assist municipalities in complying with legislative meeting requirements, the Meeting Procedures (COVID-19 Suppression) Regulation has been enacted. The regulation allows meetings to be held in a manner that supports social distancing recommendations from the Chief Medical Officer of Health. Municipalities now have flexibility when conducting meetings and public hearings by electronic means, navigating quorum challenges due to councillors in quarantine, as well as methods for providing information to the public.

See Frequently Asked Questions about Municipal Governance during COVID-19 here.

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Live Stream Link

To view the Council live stream click the video below.

To watch previously recorded meetings, click here for the Town's official YouTube Page.

Previously Recorded Meetings

To watch the recordings of previous meetings, click here for the Town's official YouTube Page.

Links to Other Council Information

Council meetings are held in Council Chambers in the Town Administration Building, located at A 4900 50th Street unless otherwise advertised.

Disclaimers

Please note that the Town of Taber will make every reasonable effort to ensure that a live stream and recording is available. However, technical difficulties may arise in relation to live streaming or access to the Town's official channels, and the availability of recordings may be delayed or unavailable due to these. The Town of Taber takes no responsibility for and accepts no liability in the event that live streaming of a meeting, a recording of a meeting, or the Town's website is unavailable.

Opinions expressed and statements made during a Council meeting are those of the individuals making them. Unless set out in a resolution of Council, Council does not necessarily endorse or support the views, opinions, standards, or information that may be expressed by individuals at a Council meeting and which may be contained in a live stream or recording of a Council meeting.

Viewing live or recorded audio and video over the internet consumes data. The user is responsible for any charges that a service provider may impose for data usage, particularly over a mobile internet connection.

Live Streaming and Recording Policy and Procedure

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