Participate in a meeting

We welcome public participation in the local decision-making process. Learn how you can speak at an upcoming public hearing.

How it works

Step 1

Find a meeting

Meetings with public hearings or public comment are open for public participation.

For City Council, public input usually takes place in its committees. To see which meetings you can participate in:

Check our official public notices

Step 2

Sign up to speak

Complete the sign up form at least 3 hours before the meeting.

Sign up to speak at meeting

Step 3

Join the meeting

Some meetings are broadcast on our website, YouTube and cable TV. For these broadcast meetings, registered speakers will receive call-in information one hour before the meeting starts.

Other meetings are not broadcast, but held in Microsoft Teams. You can join, or call into, those meetings. Find details on how to join at the bottom of the agendas.

See upcoming meeting agendas

A young man addresses City Council at a public hearing

Participating in a meeting

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