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the City Council. The minutes of this meeting will reflect these numbers. All documents submitted by the public during
Council meetings that are either read into the record or referred to in their statement will be noted in the minutes and
available for review in the City Clerk's office. Council meetings are video taped and audio recorded, and may be reviewed
by the public. Copies of meeting recordings are available for a fee. Contact the City Clerk for more information (470-
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in a City meeting
or other services offered by this City, please contact the City Manager’s Office or the City Clerk’s Office, both at (805)
470-3400. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or time when services are needed will assist the City staff in
assuring that reasonable arrangements can be made to provide accessibility to the meeting or service.
TO SPEAK ON AGENDA ITEMS (from Title 2, Chapter 1 of the Atascadero Municipal Code)
Members of the audience may speak on any item on the agenda. The Mayor will identify the subject, staff will give their
report, and the Council will ask questions of staff. The Mayor will announce when the public comment period is open and
will request anyone interested to address the Council regarding the matter being considered to step up to the podium. If
you wish to speak for, against or comment in any way:
1. You must approach the podium and be recognized by the Mayor
2. Give your name and address (not required)
3. Make your statement
4. All comments should be made to the Mayor and Council
5. No person shall be permitted to make slanderous, profane or negative personal remarks concerning any other
individual, absent or present
6. All comments limited to 5 minutes (unless changed by the Council)
7. No one may speak for a second time until everyone wishing to speak has had an opportunity to do so, and no one
may speak more than twice on any item.
If you wish to use a computer presentation to support your comments, you must notify the City Clerk's office at least 24
hours prior to the meeting. Digital presentations brought to the meeting on a USB drive or CD is preferred. Access to
hook up your laptop to the City's projector can also be provided. You are required to submit to the City Clerk a printed
copy of your presentation for the record. Please check in with the City Clerk before the meeting begins to announce your
presence and turn in the printed copy.
The Mayor will announce when the public comment period is closed, and thereafter, no further public comments will be
heard by the Council.
TO SPEAK ON SUBJECTS NOT LISTED ON THE AGENDA
Under Agenda item, “COMMUNITY FORUM”, the Mayor will call for anyone from the audience having business with the
• Please approach the podium and be recognized
• Give your name and address (not required)
• State the nature of your business
This is the time items not on the Agenda may be brought to the Council’s attention. A maximum of 30 minutes will be
allowed for Community Forum (unless changed by the Council).