Citizen Access Guidelines

Guidelines Regarding Citizen Access

  • All speakers must state their names prior to addressing the Council
  • Anyone wishing to submit testimony must write their name legibly on the corresponding sign-up sheet
  • All comments should be addressed to the hearing body, should be relevant to the application, and should not be of a personal nature
  • Avoid repetitive comments
  • If there are a large number of speakers, including many who are part of a group or organization, please have one representative speak on behalf of the organization or group
  • Unruly behavior, such as applauding, booing or hissing or harassing remarks, is prohibited
  • Speakers will have 3 minutes in which to address the Council.