Meeting Investigation

General Information -  Part V.1 of the Municipal Act as amended through Bill 130 reflects new legislation for municipalities respecting accountability and transparency.  Effective January 1, 2008 the new Act includes the authority for a municipality to:

  • Appoint an Investigator with respect to meetings.

City of Windsor By-law 248-2007 appoints Local Authority Services Ltd. (LAS) as the investigator pursuant to Section 8, 9, 10 and 239.1 of the Municipal Act as amended in the City of Windsor.

Purpose - Provides the public the opportunity to request an investigation of any meeting of Council, a Committee of Council or a local board or commission, to determine if there has been compliance with rules of procedure and/or legislation.

Process - Individuals requesting a meeting investigation must complete the Meeting Investigation Request Form.

Completed forms are to be submitted to: 

  • City of Windsor
    Council Services
    350 City Hall Square West, Room 203
    Windsor, Ontario
    N9A 6S1

The City Clerk's office will contact and provide LAS with the request form and any background documentation required by the investigators for review/investigation.

For  additional information about the LAS Investigator Program and Investigation Request Process, please click here.

For general information, call 311.  For detailed inquiries please contact the Council Services Department at (519) 255-6212 or email