THE FRESNO CITY COUNCIL WELCOMES YOU TO CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER,
LOCATED IN CITY HALL, 2ND FLOOR, 2600 FRESNO STREET, FRESNO,
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION – Public participation during Fresno City Council meetings is
always encouraged and can occur in one of the two following ways:
1) Participate In Person: Council Chambers, City Hall, 2nd Floor, 2600 Fresno
Street, Fresno, CA 93721
a) To speak during a City Council meeting in person: fill out a speaker card
(available in the Council Chamber) and place it in the speaker card collection
basket at the front of the Council Chamber. You may also approach the
speaker podium upon the Council President’s call for public comment.
2) Participate Remotely via Zoom:
a) The above link will allow you to register in advance for remote participation
in the meeting via the Zoom platform. After registering, you will receive a
confirmation email containing additional details about joining the meeting.
b) To speak during a City Council meeting while attending remotely: while in
the Zoom application, click on the icon labeled “Participants” at the bottom of
the screen. Then select “RaiseHand” at the bottom of the Participants
window. Your digital hand will now be raised. You will be asked to “unmute”
when your name is called to speak. You will not be visible via video and there
will be no opportunity to share your screen.
All public speakers will have up to 3 minutes to address Council pursuant to Rule No.
10 of the Rules of Procedure for the City Council of the City of Fresno (available in the
City Clerk’s Office).
SUBMIT DOCUMENTS / WRITTEN COMMENTS - Pursuant to Rule 11 (c) of the
Rules of Procedure, no documents shall be accepted for Council review unless
submitted to the City Clerk at least 24 hours prior to the Council Agenda item be heard.
Documents / written comments related to an agenda item can be submitted by one of
the following methods:
1) eComment – eComment allows the public to submit agenda related comments
through a website prior to the meeting. Submitted comments are limited to 1440
characters and will be a part of the official record.