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For Meetings of The City Council & City Boards, Committees & Commissions

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Per the Mayor of Corpus Christi’s Declaration of a Local State of Disaster and consistent with Governor Greg Abbott’s Open Meetings changes, effective immediately and until further notice, to reduce the chance of COVID-19 transmission, citizens are not allowed to congregate in the City Council Chambers during meetings of the Corpus Christi City Council or the City’s Boards, Committees and Commissions. Public comment/input at Corpus Christi City Council meetings and meetings of the City’s boards, committees and commissions shall be made in written format and presented to the City Secretary and/or designee no later than 5 minutes after the start of each meeting(s) of the City Council and/or City Boards and/or Committees and/or Commissions.*    


CITY COUNCIL
For City Council meetings, public comment/input may be provided, in writing, by completing and electronically submitting the following PUBLIC COMMENT/INPUT FORM* (PREFERRED METHOD) or by submitting a written statement, limited to 1,000 characters, in person, at the City Secretary’s Office, City Hall, 1201 Leopard St., Corpus Christi, TX during regular business hours and no later than 5 minutes after the start of the meeting.
 

CITY BOARDS, COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS
For meetings of City boards, committees and commissions, public comment/input may be provided, in writing, in the form of an e-mail limited to 1,000 characters or by using this PUBLIC COMMENT/INPUT FORM*, and shall be e-mailed to the e-mail address provided for same on each board’s, committee’s or commission’s agenda found here: https://www.cctexas.com/government/city-secretary/agendas/boards (PREFERRED METHOD) or by submitting the form or a written statement limited to 1,000 characters, in person to the individual designated to receive it, as set out in each board’s, committee’s or commission’s agenda, and no later than 5 minutes after the start of the meeting. *Please note that this document must be downloaded and saved on your computer before you begin filling it out. Completing the form within the browser window before saving may result in losing the information you've entered. 

The written public comment/input shall be provided to members of City Council or any City board, committee or commission prior to voting on measures for that meeting and shall be placed into the record of each meeting.

These written comments/input shall serve as the required public testimony pursuant to Texas Government Code 551.007 and shall constitute a public hearing for purposes of any public hearing requirement under law.


*Alternative Method of Meeting Participation: For City Council meetings, members of the public may participate and address the governmental body by telephone call. To participate by telephone call at City Council meetings, persons must complete and electronically submit this REQUEST FOR CALLBACK FORM** no later than five (5) minutes after the City Council meeting begins. Comments may be made on any City topic or specified item on the agenda. If you fail to answer a callback, then contact will not be re-attempted. We recommend written testimony for entry into the record. Comments will be limited to three minutes and shall be considered public hearing testimony to any public hearings on the agenda. For meetings of City boards, committees and commissions, the public may participate and address the board, committee or commission by telephone call. To participate by telephone call, persons must complete this REQUEST FOR CALLBACK FORM** and e-mail it to the e-mail address provided for same on each board’s, committee’s or commission’s agenda found here: https://www.cctexas.com/government/city-secretary/agendas/boards no later than five (5) minutes after the board, committee or commission meeting begins. **Please note that this document must be downloaded and saved on your computer before you begin filling it out. Completing the form within the browser window before saving may result in losing the information you've entered. If you fail to answer a callback, then contact will not be re-attempted. We recommend written testimony for entry into the record. Comments will be limited to one minute and shall be considered public hearing testimony to any public hearings on the agenda.