How to Address the City
Council at a Meeting
Communication on Matters That Are On the Agenda
Individuals wishing to speak regarding matters that are on the agenda may do so during the time for public input for each item. Speakers are required to provide their name and address for the record upon reaching the podium and will have three minutes to speak.
Communication on Matters That Are Not On the Agenda
No action will be taken by the City Council in this category unless the City Council determines that an emergency exists or that there is a need to take action and the need to take action came to the attention of the City subsequent to the posting of the agenda.
Communications From the Audience Regarding Items Not On This Agenda
Persons who wish to speak may complete and hand in to the City Clerk a “Request to Speak” form, available at the door. Each individual making this type of request is limited to three minutes.
Advance Written Request to Reserve Time to Speak
Written requests must be received in the City Manager’s Office no later than 10 a.m., seven days prior to the City Council meeting. Each person making this type of request is limited to three minutes.