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By-law No. 2007-120 THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM BY-LAW NO.2007-120 A BY-LAW TO AMEND BY-LAW NO. 2002-93, BEING A BY-LAW TO ADOPT A COUNCIL PROCEDURAL BY-LAW WHEREAS Subsection 238 (2)of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, as amended provides that every Council and local board shall pass a procedure by-law for governing the calling, place and proceedings of meetings; AND WHEREAS Subsection 238 (2.1) of the said Act provides that the procedure by-law shall provide for the public notice of meetings; AND WHEREAS the said Act has been amended respecting closed meetings for education and training sessions; AND WHEREAS the Council for the Corporation of the Municipality of Bayham deems it necessary to amend Procedural By-law No. 2002-93 to provide for public notice and to reflect amendments to the Act regarding educational and training sessions. THEREFORE THE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM ENACTS AS FOLLOWS: 1. THAT By-law No. 2002-93 being a Procedural By-law for the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Bayham, be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto the following immediately following Section 7: "7.1 Notice of Meetings a) The Agenda shall be considered as notice of regular and special meetings. b) The Clerk shall make available to each member of Council an Agenda for each regular and special meeting of the Council. The Agenda of the regular council meeting shall be provided no later than the Monday preceding each meeting. Where such Monday is a recognized holiday, the agenda shall be provided on the following Tuesday. Agendas for special meetings shall be provided forty-eight hours prior to the holding of the meeting where practicable. c) Notice of meetings will be sent to the media upon request and posted at the Municipal Offices,but no sooner than four(4) days in advance of the meeting. d) Agendas for Council meetings will be released to the public and the media upon request and posted at the Municipal Offices, but no sooner than four (4) days in advance of the meeting. e) Reports or actions before Council that require enactment of a by-law with notice shall be subject to the terms of the"Provision of Notice Policy". 2. THAT By-law No. 2002-93, being a Procedural By-law for the Council of the Municipality of Bayham, be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto the following to Section 8 (a): "(vii) education or training of the members where no member discusses or otherwise deals with any matter in a way that materially advances the business or decision making of the Council." 3. THAT this By-law shall come into force and effect upon the date if its enactment. READ A FIRST, ASECOND AND THIRD TIME AND FINALLY PASSED THIS 20TH DAY OF DECEMBER 2007. OKVA-A) rte}49 MAYO CLERK