Speak at a Meeting

Change to Public Comment Process Due to COVID-19 Shelter in Place Order

Due to the Shelter in Place Order, the public will have the ability to submit online requests to speak at meetings.

Public Participation

Community members are encouraged and invited to participate in the legislative process of the City Council and the City’s Boards and Commissions.  Participation is governed by each group’s meeting procedures.  Use the form links below to submit a request to speak at a particular meeting.

Request to speak at City Council

Public Comments for Employee Retirement Board

Public Comment for Health Care Trust Fund Board

Tips for Speakers

  • Use the microphone.
  • Clearly state your name for the record before addressing the Council/Commission.
  • Presentations should be clear and concise.
  • Take a deep breath.
  • Be specific.
  • Traditionally, the Mayor is addressed as "Your Honor" or "Honorable Mayor" and the Council Members as "Honorable Council Members."