Budget Hearing #1 - September 9, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing efforts, the City of Orlando 1st Budget Hearing will be held virtually.
City Hall is closed to the public and there is no physical location to attend this meeting in person. Members of the public are encouraged to participate.
Watch the virtual meeting live
Members of the public wishing to be heard on a proposition may provide live or written comments in advance.
Live Public Comment
Council is pleased to hear all non-repetitive comments. Large groups are requested to name a spokesperson. When you are recognized, state your name and address, direct all your remarks to Council and limit your comments to 5 minutes per item or as set by Council. Pursuant to Robert's Rules of Order, if a speaker yields the floor before their time expires, the remaining time is waived.
Download instructions to prepare for virtual meetings(PDF, 54KB)
Join the live virtual meeting:
- Online: Click to join the meeting
- Call into the virtual meeting by dialing any of these phone numbers:
Once dialed-in and prompted, enter the Webinar ID: 883 8572 7485
- Use the “Raise Hand” feature to request to speak when prompted (or dial *9 if on the phone)
- Wait to be recognized (either by name or by the last 4 digits of your phone number)
Written Public Comment
Written public comments must include your name, address, phone number or email address, and topic. Comments are limited to a maximum of 700 words per item.
To submit written public comment, select one of the following options: (1) complete an online comment form on orlando.gov/councilcomment, (2) email to firstname.lastname@example.org, (3) mail to City Clerk, Public Comment 400 South Orange Avenue Orlando, FL 32801, or (4) drop off to the 1st floor Security Station at City Hall. Written public comment received by 9 a.m. on the day of the meeting will be distributed to Council and attached to the related agenda item for public viewing. Comments that do not include the required information will not be distributed or attached to the agenda. All comments received are public record.
Robert's Rules of Order govern the conduct of the meeting
Anyone requiring assistance to participate in this virtual meeting should contact the City Clerk's Office as soon as possible at 407.246.2251 or email@example.com.
With respect to items for acceptance or information, City Council action is not required, and City Council approval (or disapproval) is not to be implied.
Anyone who desires to appeal an official decision made at this virtual meeting, if an appeal is permitted by law, may need to obtain a verbatim record of the proceedings that includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.
Americans with Disabilities Act
The City of Orlando is committed to reasonably accommodating the communications needs of persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations to participate in this virtual meeting should contact, at least 24 hours in advance, the City of Orlando ADA Coordinator at 407.246.2057 or ADARequest@orlando.gov.