Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Blog #43 - Participating in Town Council Meetings

The Town of Fairfax and the Town Council encourage all members of the
public to participate in Town government and attend Town Council meetings.

This guide provides information to help you participate more effectively.

Location: Women’s Club 46 Park Road, Fairfax, CA
Time: 1st Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

Chambers. Special meetings may occur earlier or on different days.

Here are some general tips for participation in meetings:

You may speak during the Public Comment period of the agenda for three minutes on a topic not on the agenda, so long as the subject relates to the business of the City Council.

You may speak on any item on the agenda once given recognition by
the Mayor.

Speakers must adhere to the time limits, using the time limit lights as
indicators of how much time is remaining.

Comments and statements should be addressed to the Council, not the

Applauding or other displays of approval or disapproval are
inappropriate for Council meetings.

Subscribe by email or check the website to receive agendas ahead of

Copies of the agenda packet are available in the Town Clerk’s Office,
online and at the Fairfax Library.

Submit written information ahead of time. Early submission allows more
time for the Council to consider your comments.

Please turn off your cell phone or set it to vibrate

The next Town Council meeting will be August 4, 2010. The agenda will be posted on July 30th by 5 PM.