THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS AND CITY HALL WILL NOT BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
While Emergency Order No. 2020-12 is in effect, City of Fresno public meetings will be conducted electronically and telephonically only. No one will be physically present in the Chambers, and the Chambers will not be open to the public. City Hall remains closed to the public.
You can also participate in the meeting on our City's website click on the URL
https://fresno.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx and click on the "In progress" link under "video" for the corresponding meeting. The Council meeting can also be viewed live at 9:00 A.M. on Comcast Channel 96 and AT&T Channel 99.
Members of the public are encouraged to participate electronically because of limited seating in the Chamber due to social distancing.
PUBLIC COMMENT: The following options are available for members of the public who want to address City Council:
1. eComment at https://fresno.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx.
a) eComments is a tool for citizens to use to make comments on agenda items. It will be open during the Council meeting and closed at the end of the meeting and will be a part of the official record. The User Agreement and Procedures document for eComment can be accessed by the URL https://www.fresno.gov/cityclerk/
b) eComments will be a maximum of 450 words.
2. You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: April 8, 2021 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Topic: April 8, 2021 Regular Meeting
a) Register in advance for this webinar:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
b) If you do not wish for your name to appear on the screen, then use the drop down menu and click on "rename" to rename yourself.
c) If you wish to address Council during the public comment portion of the agenda, click on the icon labeled "Participants" at the bottom center of your PC or Mac screen. At the bottom of the window on the right side of the screen, click the icon labeled "RaiseHand". Your digital hand will now be raised.
d) Those addressing Council must state their name for the record.
e) To facilitate electronic access, no person shall speak until recognized by the Presiding Officer.
3. Email: to email@example.com
a) Residents may also email comments to be read during the meeting. Please include the agenda date and item number you wish to speak on in the subject line of your email.
b) Emails will be a maximum of 450 words.
c) All comments received will be distributed to Council prior and during the meeting and will be a part of the official record.
All participants will be on mute until they are called upon at which point they will be unmuted. To prevent participants from having their video on, we will remove the option to show their video.
Pursuant to the Executive Order, and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, If you need additional accommodations such as interpreters, sign language signers, or the services of a translator, please contact the office of the City Clerk at (559) 621-7650 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To ensure availability, you are advised to make your request at least three business days prior to the meeting.
The City of Fresno thanks you in advance for taking all precautions to prevent spreading COVID-19 virus.