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Mill Valley CITY COUNCIL Meeting Real-Time eComment Form

eComments are only available for LIVE, REAL TIME CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS and will not be received by other Commission or Committees at the time of their meetings.

The health and safety of community members, public officials, and employees is the top priority for the City of Mill Valley. In compliance with local and state shelter-in-place orders, and as allowed by Executive Order N-29-20 (March 17, 2020), the City will no longer offer an in-person meeting location for the public to attend meetings during the COVID-19 crisis. The meetings will be streamed live, and members of the public are encouraged to participate remotely from a safe location. Please read the following requirements for submitting live, real time City Council Meeting eComments.

eComment Form Requirements

  • eComments are intended to be used for City Council meeting-related items only.
  • Each individual is limited to one eComment per Agenda Item. All additional eComments sent by the same individual for the same Agenda Item will not be read out loud during the meeting but will be recorded into the public record after the meeting has been adjourned.
  • *The City Clerk will read each eComment into the record for no longer than 2 minutes. Please limit your eComment to 200-250 words as this is the approximate word count of reading aloud for two minutes.
  • Please note there is a 20 second delay in the live webcast. All eComments may be submitted at any time during the live meeting and do not have to wait until the Mayor calls for public comment. In order to ensure that City Staff receive your comment, please send your comment as early in the meeting as possible.
  • By way of reminder, you may also send comments as a Public Communication prior to a meeting. Please send a regular email with your full name, address, Agenda Item number and comment to by 4:00 P.M. on the day of the meeting. Your comment will be sent to the City Council and included in the public record prior to the City Council meeting.

Please use  eComment (email your comment to cityclerk@cityofmillvalley.orgto submit your meeting-related comments to the City Council during the live meeting.

To view all public comment on City Council meeting items, please visit the Meeting Videos and Agendas Archive page. Under the “Upcoming Events” section, click on the link titled “Agenda” next to the corresponding meeting. All comments sent to the City Clerk email address prior to the meeting will be linked to a PDF document underneath the respective Agenda Item number and titled “Public Communication.”

For other types of communication(s) you wish to send to the Council, the regular email process should be used.

Emails addressed to the City Council can be sent to the City Clerk: 

Disclaimer: Your comments will be read aloud during Public Open Time and/or during the public comment period for a specific Agenda Item. They will become part of the written public record located in the Office of the City Clerk. All comments sent via email or through the eComment form will be reviewed prior to being sent to the City Council or being read aloud during the live meeting. Comments containing abusive or profane language may not be forwarded to the City Council, nor read aloud during the live meeting or included in the public record.

The City is not responsible for the speed of the internet and will not be held accountable if an email or eComment is not received in time to be read aloud during the live meeting. All comments received after the Mayor has closed Public Open Time or the public comment period for a specific Agenda Item will be added into the public record after the meeting has been adjourned.

*The City Clerk will read all comments until the two-minute-mark and will stop reading at the nearest end of sentence. All comments will be published into the record in their entirety once the live meeting has been adjourned.