Cambridge City Council meets in the Council Chambers on the third floor of City Hall at:

46 Dickson Street
Cambridge, ON N1R 1T7

Normally these meetings begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, in a three-week cycle. View our Council and Committee Calendar for information about: 

  • Upcoming meeting dates and times
  • Meeting agendas (published Friday at noon, before the meeting date)
  • Minutes from previous meetings

Please note that meeting times are subject to change. You can confirm meeting dates and times with the City Clerk's Office.

The Roger's TV archives also has all televised meeting (one per month) online for you to view at your convenience.

What does Council discuss in their meetings?

City Council directly considers all tenders, quotes, contracts, proclamations, endorsements and appointments. Council also considers matters requiring immediate attention due to time constraints.

Council is responsible for setting the policies of the City of Cambridge and approves recommendations made by various committees through by-laws and resolutions. The Mayor is the Head of Council. The Mayor or a majority of Council members may call special meetings, if required.

What does the Planning and Development Committee discuss?

The Planning and Development Committee includes all members of council and fulfills the requirements of the Planning Act by providing an opportunity for the public to express their views on planning related policies and development applications. The committee also considers planning related policies and conditions for site specific development. The Planning and Development Committee forwards their recommendations to Council for adoption.

What does the General Committee discuss?

General Committee includes all members of council and discusses matters of business presented from all corporate departments and/or Advisory Committees of Council, with the exception of planning matters. The General Committee forwards their recommendations to Council for adoption. Learn more about the City's other Committees and Boards.

Accessible meetings FM Assistive Listening Devices are now available for use in the Council Chambers. Members of the public who attend meetings in Council Chambers can use one of these listening devices on a sign-out basis.