Public Participation for City Council Meetings in Response to COVID-19


On March 4, 2020, Governor Newsom proclaimed a State of Emergency in California as a result of the threat of COVID-19. On March 17, 2020, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-29-20 (superseding the Brown Act-related provisions of Executive Order N-25-20 issued on March 12, 2020), which allows a local legislative body to hold public meetings via teleconferencing and to make public meetings accessible telephonically or otherwise electronically to all members of the public seeking to observe and to address the local legislative body. Pursuant to Executive Order N-29-20, please be advised that the Anaheim City Council will participate in meetings telephonically.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Pursuant to Executive N-29-20 and given the current health concerns, members of the public can access meetings live on-line, with audio and limited video, at and on Cable Channel 3.  In addition, members of the public can submit comments electronically for City Council consideration by sending them to To ensure distribution to the City Council prior to consideration of the agenda, we encourage the public to submit comments at least 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the meeting.  Those comments, as well as any comments received after that time, will be distributed to the City Council and will be made part of the official public record of the meeting.  Contact the City Clerk’s office at 714-765-5166 or with any questions.

ACCESSIBILITY: If requested, the agenda and backup materials will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with a disability, as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 12132), and the federal rules and regulations adopted in implementation thereof.  Any person who requires a disability-related modification or accommodation, in order to observe and/or offer public comment may request such reasonable modification, accommodation, aid, or service by contacting the City Clerk’s Office by telephone at (714) 765-5166 or via email to, no later than 8:00 AM on the day of the scheduled meeting.