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 (whether you're for or against the recommendation), and rationale.
After you finish, any member of Council has up to five minutes to ask you questions.
Email your presentation to email@example.com one day before the meeting so we can upload the presentation.
Presentations received after the start of the meeting will not be accepted.
Let us know if you need help using the audio-visual equipment in the Council Chamber. The equipment includes:
Video is broadcast on:
Audio is broadcast on:
Provide any written material for Council to the City Clerk before the meeting starts.
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.