Address the City Council

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Submitting a Request

Council meets the first and third Tuesday of every month unless otherwise noted. All requests to address City Council at a work session must be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk by 1 p.m., EST, the Wednesday prior to City Council meetings. All work sessions are scheduled for 3 p.m. the day before City Council meetings, unless otherwise noted.

Day-to-Day Operations

Certain issues considered to fall under the day-to-day operations of the city are not permitted per City Charter, Act 71 of 1977, to be addressed by City Council. Your request will be reviewed by the City Manager to determine if it comes under the provisions of the City Charter relating to matters that are under the City Council’s power of authority. If it does not, you will be contacted by the appropriate city personnel to discuss your issue.

Groups Wishing to Address City Council

If a group of individuals wishes to address City Council (homeowner’s association, neighborhood watch programs, etc.) only one person will be allowed to address the City Council as the representative of the entire group.  All communication will be coordinated with that representative.

Duration of Address

All requests to address City Council shall be no longer than five minutes. Please prepare your statements / presentation accordingly.

Supplemental Material

Any material (handouts, etc.) you wish to submit to City Council for their review and consideration must be turned in at the time your Request to Address Council at Work Session form is submitted. Please provide 10 copies.

Space Limitations

Work Sessions are open to the public. Due to space limitations and building / fire code regulations, not everyone wishing to attend may have access to the Work Session Conference Room.  However,  every  effort  will  be  made  to reasonably accommodate as many people as possible.

Request Form

To address the City Council, please fill out the request form and submit it to the City Clerk’s Office:
601 12th St.
Third Floor
Phenix City, AL 36867
Ph: 334-448-2720