August 19, 2021 •
Cleveland City Council Approves Public Comment Period
Cleveland City Council adopted rule changes at the August 18 meeting to allow public comment at regular council meetings beginning at the September 20 Meeting.
The new rules make public comments the fifth item in the order of business at council meetings.
Anyone may speak, regardless of whether they are a resident of Cleveland and public comments will not be limited to current agenda items, but anyone who wants to speak must register.
Registration will open at noon on Wednesdays before a Monday council meeting and will close at 2:00 pm on the day of the council meeting.
Speaking slots of up to three minutes each will be allotted by order of registration up to a maximum of 10 speakers.
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