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To maximize public safety while maintaining transparency and public access, those members of the public wishing to participate in City Council meetings are encouraged to do so in one of the following ways:
Remote Participants (via Zoom)
If you wish to speak during the meeting, please fill out the online request form at rpvca.gov/participate by the deadline specified in the agenda. Upon successful submission, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to connect to the meeting.
Please fill out the public comment form and hand it to the City Clerk.
Written or pre-recorded comments on a specific agenda item(s)
If you simply wish to make a comment, please submit them via email to email@example.com or by mail to 30940 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275. Comments received by 4:00 P.M. on the day of the meeting will be forwarded to the City Council prior to the meeting for consideration. Otherwise, they will be included as late correspondence the following day.
Comments on a specific agenda item(s) during the live meeting: If you are watching the meeting live and wish to make a comment on an agenda item as it is being heard, you may submit your brief comment using the methods below. Your comment will be read or heard during the meeting if received in real-time and prior to the commencement of that item. Otherwise, it will be included as late correspondence the following day.
a. Email: Comments will be accepted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org during the meeting, prior to the close of the public comment portion on an item or during public comments for non-agenda items, and read aloud into the record with a maximum allowance of three minutes per individual comment, subject to the Mayor’s discretion.
b. Voicemail: You may leave a comment at (310) 544-5217 using the City’s voicemail system prior to the close of the public comment portion on an item or during public comments for non-agenda items, and your message will be heard by the City Council with a maximum allowance of three minutes per individual comment, subject to the Mayor’s discretion.
NOTE: Please always refer to the agenda of the City Council meeting you are interested in participating in as the specific details may differ from the ones outlined above.
Go to https://www.rpvca.gov/772/City-Meeting-Video-and-Agendas and click on "Watch Event". If you cannot see the "Watch Event" link, please double-check there is either a City Council or Planning Commission meeting scheduled.
The online streaming is provided by Granicus and requires a modern Internet browser (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, or Safari). For more details about the minimum requirements to stream meetings online, please refer to this link
If you are interested in watching the meeting but would like to have an opportunity to provide public comments, please fill out the Public Participation Form at https://rpvca.gov/participate. A link to the Zoom meeting will be provided to you upon successful registration.
Local cable channels Cox 35 and Frontier FiberOptic 39 broadcast the City Council and Planning Commission meetings live in standard definition (SD).
The options listed below apply to the following RPV advisory boards' public meetings:
You can participate in person at the advertised location of the meeting.
If you would like to watch and/or provide comments during the meeting, please register at https://rpvca.gov/participate and the details will be provided to you by the City staff.
NOTE: Please note that the RPV advisory board meetings are not broadcast via the City website or the local cable channels unless specifically stated in the meeting agenda.