Instructions for Virtual Meeting – FY 2020-2021 Budget

Introduction

A VIRTUAL final budget hearing of the Miami City Commission will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 5:05 p.m. and broadcast from Miami City Hall.

The September 24, 2020 Final Budget Hearing will be held as a VIRTUAL HEARING with elected officials and City staff participating through video conferencing. This virtual hearing will be broadcasted live for members of the public to view on the City’s website (www.miamigov.com/tv), Facebook, Twitter, Periscope, YouTube and Channel 77 (Comcast only for residents living in the City of Miami). 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodations to participate in this proceeding may contact the Office of the City Clerk at (305) 250-5361 (Voice) no later than two (2) business day prior to the proceeding.  TTY users may call via 711 (Florida Relay Service) no later than two (2) business day prior to the proceeding. 

A copy of the agenda for the virtual City Commission budget hearing is available at: Agenda

How to View Meeting

You can view the virtual meeting live on Miami TV, Periscope, You Tube, or Comcast channel 77 (City of Miami). 

How to Provide Comment

Select from one of the four options below. 

Voice Message

You can provide your comments via the dedicated City of Miami public comment voicemail. These messages will be played during the virtual commission meeting. You may only submit one two (2) minute message for this City Commission meeting. If you submit multiple messages, the City will only play the first two (2) minutes of all your submitted comments during the public comment portion of the meeting. The additional submission(s) that exceed the two (2) minutes allotted will not be played at the City Commission meeting but they will be will be distributed to the Elected Officials and City Administration for consideration and made part of the public record. 

Submissions must include your full name and address. This message must be sent by 5 p.m. on September 23rd, 2020. Any submissions received after the deadline may not be played during the meeting but will be included as part of the record.

305-250-5353

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Online Comment Form

You can provide your comments relevant to this meeting via our online form. All form fields are required for submission. These comments will be distributed to the Elected Officials and City Administration, and will be included in the public record. The deadline to submit to the online form will occur when the chair closes public comment during the meeting. 

Public Comment - Budget Hearing

Upload a Video

You can provide public comments by submitting a video to be played during the meeting.  You may only submit one two (2) minute video for this City Commission meeting. If you submit multiple videos, the City will only play the first two (2) minutes of all your submitted comments during the public comment portion of the meeting. The additional submission(s) that exceed the two (2) minutes allotted will not be played at the City Commission meeting but they will be will be distributed to the Elected Officials and City Administration for consideration and made part of the public record.

Submissions must include your full name and address. This message must be sent by  5 p.m. on September 23rd, 2020. Any submissions received after the deadline may not be played during the meeting but will be included as part of the record.

Upload a Video

Telephone Live Comments

You can provide live, public comments via telephone during the commission meeting. You must register online* to address the commission during the meeting.  

Remember, you may choose to either submit a video/voicemail for public comment (miamigov.com/virtualmeeting), use the comment form, or register for the live public comment.  You may only select one option for public comment.

  • Assuming your registration is complete and accurate, you will receive a call from the City of Miami the evening of September 24th, 2020 during the public comments portion.  Live comments will begin at approximately 5:15 p.m on the day of the commission meeting until the chair closes public comment.

Live comment registration will close at 5 p.m. on September 23rd, 2020.

*If you need help, or feel unsure about online registration, you may register via voice mail at 305-250-5350. You must leave your phone #, name, and full address. 

Live Public Comment Registration