Speak to City Council about agenda items on upcoming meetings:
You can sign up as soon as the agenda is announced, usually one week before the meeting.
No requests are taken after the meeting starts.
In your request, tell us:
Or phone in your request to 3-1-1.
The way to sign up is different.
Send a letter at least one day before the meeting so we can share it with Council.
After staff and consultants make their presentations, the chair of the meeting invites speakers to make their presentations.
You will have five minutes to address Council.
State your name, organization (if applicable), position on the recommendation (for or against), and rationale.
After you finish, any member of Council has up to five minutes to ask you questions.
Email your PowerPoint or PDF presentation to firstname.lastname@example.org one day before the meeting so we can include it in the agenda.
Presentations received after the start of the meeting will not be accepted.
To present from a USB drive or laptop, arrive 30 minutes before the meeting so we can help you set up. For laptops, you'll need to bring a cable with an HDMI connection.
Video and presentations are broadcasted on:
Audio is broadcast on:
Provide any written material for Council to the City Clerk before the meeting starts.
Use the internet for free at these spots in City Hall.
We assign you with a speaker number that shows your position to speak about an agenda item.
Numbers are assigned in the order we received requests to speak.
Track your turn on the @VanCityClerk Twitter feed.