If you would like to submit a statement to address the City Council in lieu of attending a public meeting, please email your comments by 3:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting to the City Clerk at email@example.com. Your statements will be forwarded to the Mayor and City Council, and your name and topic will be announced by the City Clerk during the public comment period. When emailing your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org, please request a confirmation.
Written comments submitted to the City Clerk are posted at Written Comments at Public Meetings Archive.
The City Council meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, 2020 City Council meeting dates. Closed sessions, when scheduled, start at 5:30 p.m., followed by the City Council meeting, which includes Oral Communications at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held in the City Council Chambers, at the Community Meeting Center, located at 11300 Stanford Avenue.
If you wish to bring an item to the City Council's attention, you may do so by writing to the City Council. Material should be sent to the City Clerk at City Hall, P. O. Box 3070, Garden Grove, CA 92842. A copy of your material will be distributed to all City Council members.
Routine matters or complaints may be handled by contacting City Departments directly or by calling the main information number, (714) 741-5000.
As an alternative to writing to the City Council, citizens may address the City Council during the Oral Communications portion of the meeting or during public hearings. Persons wishing to address the City Council may first complete an information card, available from the City Clerk at the meeting.
City Council meetings are broadcast live on Channel 3 or YouTube at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and rebroadcast at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. You can also learn how the City Council voted by reading the local newspaper or by calling the City Clerk's Office the day following the meeting.