Comment Deadline (or delivered during public forum at the meeting) and will be scheduled for consideration at the next business meeting, unless the petition is rejected under staff review pursuant to subsection 662(b), Title 14, CCR.
All electronic presentations must be submitted by the Late Comment Deadline and approved by the Commission executive director before the meeting.
1.Electronic presentations must be provided by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2.All electronic formats must be Windows PC compatible.
3.It is recommended that a print copy of any electronic presentation be submitted in case of technical difficulties.
4.A data projector, laptop and presentation mouse will be available for use at the meeting.
A summary of all items will be available for review at the meeting. Items on the consent calendar are generally
LASER POINTERS may only be used by a speaker during a presentation; use at any other time may result in arrest.
SPEAKING AT THE MEETING
To speak on an agenda item, please complete a “Speaker Card" and give it to the designated staff member before the agenda item is announced. Cards will be available near the entrance of the meeting room. Only one speaker card is necessary for speaking to multiple items.
1.Speakers will be called in groups; please line up when your name is called.
2.When addressing the Commission, give your name and the name of any organization you represent, and provide your comments on the item under consideration.
3.If there are several speakers with the same concerns, please appoint a spokesperson and avoid repetitive testimony.
4.The presiding commissioner will allot between one and three minutes per speaker per agenda item, subject to the following exceptions:
a.The presiding commissioner may allow up to five minutes to an individual speaker if a minimum of three individuals who are present when the agenda item is called have ceded their time to the designated spokesperson, and the individuals ceding time forfeit their right to speak to the agenda item.
b.Individuals may receive advance approval for additional time to speak if requests for additional time to speak are received by email or delivery to the Commission office by the Late Comment Deadline. The president or designee will approve or deny the request no later than 5:00 p.m. two days prior to the meeting.
c.An individual requiring an interpreter is entitled to at least twice the allotted time pursuant to Government Code Section 11125.7(c).
d.An individual may receive additional time to speak to an agenda item at the request of any commissioner.
5.If you are presenting handouts/written material to the Commission at the meeting, please provide ten (10) copies to the designated staff member just prior to speaking.