General Info About Public Meetings

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Location of Agendas and Agenda Packets

Agenda and packets are available for review by the public during regular work hours at the Lafayette City Offices, 3675 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Suite 210. Agendas and packets shall be made available at least 72 hours in advance of each meeting.

Upon request, this agenda will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 12132). Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in a meeting should direct such request to Joanne Robbins, City Clerk at (925) 299-3210 at least 48 hours before the meeting, if possible.

Board Discussion

In accordance with State Law, the Board is generally prohibited from discussing and making decisions regarding items not posted on the agenda. Exceptions include items of urgency that become known to the Board after the posting of the agenda; discussion of such items requires a 4/5ths affirmative vote by the Board.

Persons Wishing to Speak

Any person may address the Board on any item listed on this agenda and may do so when called upon by the meeting chair. Persons wishing to address the Board should complete a speaker slip and submit it to the City staff. In addressing the Board, speakers should step to the podium and state their names and addresses for the record.

Public Comments on Agenda Items

Any person may address the Board on any item listed on this agenda. Persons wishing to address the Board should complete a speaker slip and submit it to the City staff. In addressing the Board, speakers should step to the podium and state their names and addresses for the record.

Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items

Persons wishing to speak on matters not posted on this agenda are encouraged to submit the matter in writing to the City Clerk or staff aide at least ten days prior to the next regularly scheduled Board meeting date. Persons unable to do this may address the Board under the PUBLIC COMMENTS section of the agenda. Note that such matters may be referred to staff for action or posted on a future agenda.

Time Limit on Comments

Persons will be permitted to speak for up to three minutes.

Posted Times

Posted times are estimated; actual times may vary.

Reconsideration of Items

After the Board has acted on an agenda item, it may reconsider the same item later in the meeting in accordance with Council Rules of Proceedings II.D.4 in Resolution 2010-29.

Consent Calendar

All matters listed under consent calendar are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless requested by a member of the Board or a member of the public prior to the time that the Board votes on the motion to adopt.

Notice Requirements

Lafayette Municipal Code Section 6-211 requires that the City provide public notice of the first public hearing for any meeting that requires public notice. If there are additional meetings, they are not re-noticed. Be advised that it is the responsibility of any interested party to follow the continuance date or dates, as well as be apprised of whether project revisions have been submitted.