Public Invited to Participate in e-Town Hall Budget Meeting

Public Invited to Participate in e-Town Hall Budget Meeting

The City of Port Alberni invites residents to participate in an eTown Hall Budget Meeting on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 6:30pm in Council Chambers.

While the event takes place in Council Chambers at City Hall (4850 Argyle Street), a new format means that comments and questions will be received from those in attendance at the meeting, as well as those viewing from the comfort of their home.

The meeting will be focused on the City’s draft 2017 budget and providing community members an opportunity to voice their opinions, suggest new ideas, and ask questions of Council.  The feedback provided at this meeting will help inform the City’s budget direction and spending towards the services that residents and businesses want and need.

Residents can participate in the following ways:

In person – All are welcome to attend the meeting in Council Chambers at City Hall. Participants attending the meeting, who wish to ask questions or provide comments, will be invited to comment via the microphone for broadcasting purposes.

Online – The meeting will be broadcast live at Online participants can submit questions through one of the following channels:

Email – Questions can be emailed to

Facebook – Facebook users are encouraged to like our page – City of Port Alberni Local Government and post their questions to the event page.

Twitter – Twitter users can participate by tweeting questions or comments to @cityportalberni or by using the hashtag #BudgetPA

Questions can be submitted online prior to and / or during the meeting.  Due to time limitations, if there are several similar questions, only one may be put to Council. Every effort will be made to address as many questions as possible.


For more information:

Tim Pley, CAO
City of Port Alberni

Jake Martens, Deputy City Clerk
City of Port Alberni