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Participate in Meetings

Public Comment

Any member of the public who wishes to participate in the Public Comment portion of the meeting agenda (Section 5), may choose one of the following methods:

  1. Submit written comments in advance via email to PublicComment@cityofwestminster.us by 12 p.m. (noon) the day of the meeting. Written comments are forwarded to the City Council after the deadline and become part of the permanent record. Written comments are not read aloud during the meeting.
  2. Leave verbal comments in advance by calling 303-706-3111 by 12 p.m. (noon) the day of the meeting. Recorded messages are limited to 5 minutes, and the system will disconnect automatically after the time limit is reached. All recorded messages are played back at the meeting in the order they are received.
  3. Sign up to speak virtually via phone during the live City Council meeting by sending an e-mail to cityclerk@cityofwestminster.us to add your name to the list of live speakers by no later than 12 p.m. (noon) on the day of the meeting.
  4. Participate in person during the live City Council meetings. To participate in person you will sign up when you arrive for the evening's meeting at City Hall. No advanced registration for in-person comment is required or permitted.

Within one business day, City staff will follow up with commenters on questions or requests for information made during Public Comment at City Council meetings. Additionally, by majority vote the City Council may put the issue on a future meeting agenda for further review. 

Public Hearings

Any member of the public who wishes to participate in the Public Hearings portion of the meeting agenda (Section 10), may choose one of the following methods:

  1. Submit written comments in advance via email to the Public Hearing email box specifically listed in the agenda memorandum for that item (Examples: PublicComment@cityofwestminster.us or PublicHearing_Item10A@cityofwestminster.us or PublicHearing_Item10B@cityofwestminster.us) by 12 p.m. (noon) the day of the public hearing. Written comments are forwarded to the City Council after the deadline and become part of the permanent record. Written comments are not read aloud during the meeting.
  2. Leave verbal comments in advance by calling 303-706-3111 by 12 p.m. (noon) the day of the public hearing. Recorded messages are limited to 5 minutes, and the system will disconnect automatically after the time limit is reached. All recorded messages are played back during the public hearing in the order they are received.
  3. Sign up to speak virtually via phone during the live public hearing by sending an e-mail to cityclerk@cityofwestminster.us to add your name to the list of live speakers by no later than 12 p.m. (noon) on the day of the meeting.
  4. Participate in person during the live public hearing. To participate in person you will sign up when you arrive for the evening's meeting at City Hall. No advanced registration for in-person comment is required or permitted.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 303-658-2161 or cityclerk@cityofwestminster.us