Participate in City Council Meetings
Watch Council Meetings and Study Sessions
Due to physical distancing requirements, all Boulder City Council meetings have been moved to an online platform for the foreseeable future. The public can watch the meetings online or view them on Boulder 8 TV on Comcast in high definition on channel 880 or standard definition on channel 8.
Speak at Council Meetings
Community members wishing to speak during City Council meetings will be required to register online in advance of the meeting. Registration forms are located below for each of the events scheduled for the next meeting. The forms will be live by 6 p.m. on the Thursday prior to the meeting. All speakers are asked to follow the rules of decorum and support the vision for productive public engagement atmosphere co-developed by the city and community members.
Open Comment is an opportunity for 20 individuals to speak for up to two (2) minutes on any topic that is not on the council agenda or scheduled for a public hearing (specific topics council will be voting on) that evening. Open comment is scheduled at all regular council meetings, but not special meetings or study sessions.
Community members wishing to speak during open comment will be required to register in advance online, no later than 2 p.m. the Monday before the meeting, using the following form:
Council also frequently holds public hearings, often before they vote on a new policy or make a decision on a proposed ordinance or change to city code. The public may speak to public hearing items when such hearings are scheduled.
Community members wishing to speak during a public hearing will be required to register online, no later than 4 p.m. the night of the meeting, using the following form:
Council Agenda Committee
Members of city staff and three members of council (Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem and one rotating council member) meet most Mondays to go over the agenda. To virtually attend these meetings, please contact the clerk's office at [email protected] for an online link.