Instructions

To request to speak or provide input, simply find the meeting body (Council, Committee, Board, Panel, etc.) below and click its name. A form will open where you may sign up to speak during a meeting.  

***For general comments and concerns not related to a meeting, please visit the Public Concerns & Comments Form. ***

Please be aware of the following:

  • Forms consist of required information which allows us to handle the request properly (such as a telephone number when requesting to speak)
  • Some forms are only received during specific "open periods".  If you click on one of the links and you get a web page stating there is not a web page matching your entry, it is most likely due to being outside the open period.
    • Requests to Speak at Open Forum usually closes at the beginning of the meeting
    • Requests to Speak on an Agenda Item being voted upon closes when the vote begins 
  • When requesting to speak at a live meeting, please note:
    • There is approximately a one-minute delay between the live events and the streamed version
    • You will be asked to lower any speakers or audio devices running the live stream
    • Please speak as clearly as possible to ensure that meeting participants can understand you
    • Speaker time limits vary by meeting and may be changed if a large number of requests to speak are received
    • If the requester does not answer at the phone number provided, the opportunity to speak is lost, so please double-check the phone number entered into the form

Code of Conduct

  • All comments should be addressed to the Chair of the meeting and not directed to another member, unless approved by the Chair.
  • Except during Open Forum, remarks must be confined to the pending question or issue.
  • The following commentary or action is not allowed:
    • Political campaigning by or on behalf of a candidate.
    • Personal attacks on members of the Board, staff or citizens.
    • Loud or disruptive behavior which interferes with the conducting of the business at hand.
    • Profane or threatening language or behavior.


AFFORDABLE HOUSING TASK FORCE

Opens 1:00PM - 3:30PM for Public Forum Requests on the day of a scheduled meeting.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD

Opens 11:30AM - 2:00PM   for Public Forum Requests on the day of a scheduled meeting.

CITIZEN POLICE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Opens 1:00PM - 3:00PM for Public Forum Requests on the day of a scheduled meeting.

City Council Meetings

Opens 3:00PM - 5:30PM for Leroy Boyd Forum Requests on the day of a scheduled Council meeting.

CRA Meetings

Opens 1:00PM - 3:30PM for Public Forum Requests on the day of a scheduled meeting.

ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY BOARD

Opens 11:30AM - 2:00PM for Public Forum Requests on the day of a scheduled meeting.

EASTSIDE REDEVELOPMENT BOARD 

Opens 2:00PM - 4:30PM for Public Forum Requests on the day of a scheduled meeting.

General Comments & Concerns - Not Meeting Related

Parks & Recreation Board

Opens 7:00AM - 8:00AM  for Public Forum Requests on the day of a scheduled meeting.

PLANNING BOARD

Opens 11:30AM - 2:00PM for Public Forum Requests on the day of a scheduled meeting.

URBAN CORE REDEVELOPMENT BOARD

Opens 12:00PM - 2:30PM for Public Forum Requests on the day of a scheduled meeting.

WESTSIDE REDEVELOPMENT BOARD 

Opens 1:00PM - 3:30PM for Public Forum Requests on the day of a scheduled meeting.

ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS

Opens 1:30PM - 3:00PM for Public Forum Requests on the day of a scheduled meeting.

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