Public Comment Period

Each Board of Supervisors regular meeting has three public comment periods:

  1. At the end of the 3 p.m. work session
  2. At the 6 p.m. session following recognition and new business
  3. At the end of the 6 p.m. session following public hearings

Rules for Speaking During Public Comment Periods

  • Each speaker is limited to 3 minutes, and each public comment period is limited to 15 minutes.
  • Each person may only speak once per meeting during the public comment periods.
  • Comments must be germane to county services or policies.
  • Speakers may not comment on any matter of business that is a subject on the board's agenda for that day.
  • Speakers may not yield time to other speakers.
  • Persons desiring to speak shall sign up prior to the meeting by contacting the Clerk to Board of Supervisors at 748-1200 or email Sara Hall or at the meeting prior to the afternoon or evening session.
  • The Clerk will read the names, and comments will be given in the order of the sign-up sheet.

Persons speaking before the Board will not be allowed to:

  • Campaign for public office
  • Promote private business ventures
  • Use profanity or vulgar language
  • Address pending litigation or matters to be address at that meeting