HOW A PERSON MAY PARTICIPATE DURING THE APRIL 17, 2023 HYBRID CITY COMMISSION MEETING
On April 17, 2023, commencing at 5:00 p.m., the City of Miami Beach will host a Hybrid Commission Meeting. During the Hybrid Commission Meeting, the City Commission will be physically present in a socially distanced manner in the Commission Chamber, Miami Beach City Hall, 1700 Convention Center Drive, 3rd Floor, Miami Beach, FL 33139. The public is encouraged to attend the meeting virtually (as provided below). However, members of the public who wish to attend the meeting or provide public comment in person may appear at the Commission Chamber.
Providing Spoken Public Comment Virtually During the Commission Meeting:
To participate or provide comment virtually during the Commission Meeting, the public may join the webinar at: https://miamibeachfl-gov.zoom.us/j/81392857671 or via telephone at: 1.301.715.8592 (U.S.) or 888.475.4499 (Toll-Free). Webinar ID: 81392857671#. Members of the public wanting to speak virtually on an Item during the meeting must click the “raise hand” icon if using the Zoom app or press *9 on the telephone to raise their hand.
Observing the Commission Meeting:
The Commission Meeting will be broadcast live on Miami Beach TV (MBTV), viewable on the City’s website at, https://www.miamibeachfl.gov/government/mbtv/ as well as on Atlantic Broadband Cable channel 660, AT&T U-verse channel 99, Hotwire Communications channel 395, and ROKU device on PEG.TV channel. Closed captioning displays of the audio portion of the Commission Meeting are available in English and Spanish on MBTV. The Commission Meeting will also be broadcast live on social media at facebook.com/cityofmiamibeach. Closed captioning displays of the audio portion of the Commission Meeting are available in English on Facebook.
Submitting Written Public Comment Before the Commission Meeting:
The public may submit written comments by sending an email to CityClerk@miamibeachfl.gov by 5:00 p.m. the day before the Commission Meeting. Please identify the Agenda Item Number in the email subject line. Emails received will be forwarded to the Mayor and Commissioners and will be included as a part of the meeting record.
DR. STANLEY SUTNICK CITIZEN’S SPEAKERS FORUM
The time for the public comment period, known as the Dr. Stanley Sutnick Citizen’s Forum, is 5:00 p.m., or as soon as possible thereafter. Approximately fifteen minutes will be allocated to the session, with individuals being limited to no more than two minutes or for a period established by the Mayor. No appointment or advance notification is needed to speak to the Commission during this Forum. During the Dr. Stanley Sutnick Citizen’s Forum, the public may address any issues and/or concerns.
Members of the public may present audio/visual (AV) materials relating to Agenda Items at City Commission Meetings by utilizing the City’s AV equipment, provided that materials are submitted to the Department of Marketing and Communications by 8:30 a.m., one (1) business day before the meeting. Advance submittal of a presentation will allow the Communications Department to plan for the use of the appropriate AV equipment. AV materials must be submitted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The body of the email must include a notation listing the name or group, contact person, daytime telephone number, email address, description/title of the presentation, and Agenda Item Title as well as the Agenda Item Number. Please reference “Audio/Visual Material” in the email subject line. Acceptable formats for electronic submission are .pdf, .ppt, .pptx, .pps, .ppsx, .wmv, .avi, and .mov. (Note that .pdf is the preferred format for PowerPoint presentations.)
Before every Commission meeting, an Agenda and backup materials are published by the Administration. The Agenda and backup materials are available on the City’s website: https://www.miamibeachfl.gov/city-hall/city-clerk/agenda-archive-main-page-2/ the Thursday before a regularly scheduled Commission Meeting. Interested parties are invited to take part in this meeting or be represented by an agent. This meeting, or any Item therein, may be continued, and under such circumstances, additional legal notice need not be provided.
To request this material in an alternate format, sign language interpreter (five-day notice required), information on access for persons with disabilities, and/or any accommodation to review any document or participate in any City-sponsored proceedings, call 305.604.2489 and select option 6; TTY users may call via 711 (Florida Relay Service).