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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you require special assistance to access and/or participate in this City Council meeting, please contact the City Clerk or General Services Director at (559) 324-2060 (TTY – 711). Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the Council Chamber.


Given the current Shelter-in-Place Order covering the State of California and the Social Distance Guidelines issued by Federal, State, and Local Authorities, the City is implementing the following changes to participate in Council meetings until notified otherwise. The Council chambers will be open to the public but we will be implementing social distancing policies and will limit the number of people who may be in the Council chambers. Masks are required to enter the Council chambers. We are encouraging residents to participate virtually following the directions below.  If you are sick, please do not attend the meeting. Any member of the City Council may participate from a remote location by teleconference.

Below are the ways to participate / view / and listen to the meeting:

  • The meeting will be webcast via WebEx.
  • The Council Chamber is open to the public for Council Meetings. Masks are required, but you are able to attend the meeting and make verbal comments on any item on the agenda.
  • If you wish to speak to the Council on an item by telephone, you should contact the City Clerk at (559) 324-2060 no later than 4:00 p.m. the day of the meeting.
    • You will be asked to provide your name, phone number, and your email. You will be emailed instructions to log into Webex to participate in the meeting. Staff recommends participants log into the Webex at 5:30 p.m. the day of the meeting to perform an audio check.
    • All callers will be placed on mute, and at the appropriate time for your comment your microphone will be unmuted.
    • You will be able to speak to the Council for up to three (3) minutes.
  • Members of the public are encouraged to submit written comments on any agenda item by submitting the form above up to two (2) hours before the meeting (4:00 p.m.)
    • Submit the Written Public Comment form above. 
    • Please submit a separate form for each item you are commenting on.
    • A copy of your written comment will be provided to the City Council noting the item number. If you wish to make a verbal comment, please see instructions above.
    • Please note that written comments received will be part of the permanent record but will not be read into the record. If you would like to make a verbal comment, you may either join the WebEx virtual meeting or attend the in-person meeting to make your comments.
    • Please be aware that any written comments received that do not specify a particular agenda item will be marked for the general public comment portion of the agenda.
    • If a written comment is received after 4:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting, efforts will be made to provide the comment to the City Council during the meeting. However, staff cannot guarantee that written comments received after 4:00 p.m. will be provided to City Council during the meeting.  All written comments received prior to the end of the meeting will be made part of the record of proceedings.


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