Anyone wishing to address the Board of Directors is requested to complete a speaker's card and submit it to the Secretary of the District. In addressing the Board, speakers should step to the podium and state their names for the record. The Board President may direct questions to any member of the audience as appropriate at any time during the meeting.
Addressing the Board on an Item on the Agenda
Persons wishing to speak on PUBLIC HEARINGS and OTHER MATTERS listed on the agenda will be heard when the President calls for comments from the audience, except on public hearing items previously heard and closed to public comment. The President may specify the number of minutes each person will be permitted to speak based on the number of persons wishing to speak and the time available. After the public has commented, the item is closed to further public comment and brought to the Board for discussion and action. There is no further comment permitted from the audience unless invited by the Board.
Addressing the Board on an Item NOT on the Agenda
In accordance with state law, the Board is prohibited from discussing items not calendared on the agenda. You may address the Board on any items not listed on the agenda, and which are within their jurisdiction, under PUBLIC COMMENTS. Matters brought up which are not on the agenda may be referred to staff for action or calendared on a future agenda.
Supporting materials on agenda items are available for public review at the Office, 901 weeks street, East Palo Alto, CA. Reports of information relating to agenda items distributed within 72 hours of the meeting to a majority of the Board are also available for public inspection at the Meeting. During the meeting, information and supporting materials are available in the Conference Room.
Americans with Disabilities Act
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and California Law, it is the policy of the East Palo Alto Sanitary District to offer its public meetings in a manner that is readily accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities. If you are disabled and require special accommodations to participate, please contact the District at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting at (650) 325-9021