Public Comment Period
July 20, 2020 High Point City Council Meeting
In order to maintain the health, safety, and well-being of our residents, staff, and the City Council, the High Point City Council Meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2020 will be conducted electronically. The agenda will be available on the city of High Point’s website on Friday, July 17th at https://highpoint.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx
As part of the city of High Point’s COVID-19 mitigation efforts, in-person public attendance will not be allowed at this meeting. Once the City Council is in session, please use the following link to listen to the meeting live. www.HighPointNC.gov/VirtualPublicMeeting
There will be time allotted for Public Comment at this meeting. The public can submit comments by calling 336-883-3522 and leaving a message, or by emailing written comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Written comments can also be placed in the city of High Point’s utility payment drop-boxes located on both sides of the Municipal Building located at 211 S. Hamilton Street in the Green Drive and the Commerce Avenue parking lots. The comments will be forwarded to the Mayor and City Council and will be incorporated as part of the permanent proceedings of the July 20, 2020 City Council Meeting. The city of High Point’s Public Comment Policy restricts comments to no more than three (3) minutes which will apply for the telephone message submission. Email submissions and written comments should be kept at 350 words or less. The deadline for submitting public comments is Friday, July 17th at 5:00 p.m.
Please note that there are several Public Hearings regarding specific subject matters that will also be on the this agenda. The time restrictions/deadline for the Public Comment Period do not apply to the Public Hearings that are scheduled. In accordance with recently adopted legislation regarding public hearings at remote meetings, after the public hearing is held, the required 24-hour waiting period will be open before a vote can be taken on this matter. During that time, the public can submit any additional comments on the subject matter for the public hearing. All comments received for the Public Hearing matters should include the subject matter for the public hearing. The deadline for submitting comments for the public hearings will be 24 hours after the public hearing is held by the City Council.
Questions regarding the Public Comment Period or the Public Hearings that are scheduled can be directed to the City Clerk’s Office at 336-883-3536 or 336-883-3690.