City Commission Public Participation Policy

To facilitate public participation the City Commission has adopted the following policy:

Any citizen may request to address the City Commission during any regular City Commission meeting. The following rules shall apply to all speakers.

Public Participation: All individual presentations during the audience participation part of the agenda for items not on the agenda and all agenda items except agenda land use items will be limited to three (3) minutes per presentation.

Time Keeper: The City Clerk will serve as the official timekeeper and will notify participants when their allotted speaking time has expired.

Upon being recognized by the Mayor the citizen will come to the podium and state their name and address for the public record. All presentations are limited to one speaker at a time.

The time that you have to speak is displayed on a timekeeping device located on the top left-hand corner of the speaker's podium. The timekeeping device is equipped with three lights:

  • Green - Start Speaking
  • Yellow - 30 Seconds Remaining
  • Red - Stop Speaking

Important: If you plan to use a PowerPoint presentation while speaking, please visit the PowerPoint and Video Presentations page.