The municipal council is the legislative body of Ville de Châteauguay. It establishes the city’s major orientations and ensures that services meet the needs of the population.
In Châteauguay, the municipal council is made up of the mayor and eight councillors. Every councillor represents the citizens of their district when making decisions at council meetings. They also take part in community life and may serve on various committees, boards and municipal bodies.
In general, the council:
- determines orientations related to economic development, sustainable development, urban planning, drinking water supply, waste water treatment as well as recreational, leisure and cultural activities;
- ratifies administrative decisions;
- establishes municipal policies;
- adopts municipal bylaws;
- approves the budget and authorizes loans;
- sets the tax rate.