Board Meeting - Public Comment Procedures

  • Speakers must sign up in advance by using the Board Meeting Public Participation Sign-Up System or calling 240-777-8549.
  • Each speaker will be given 3 minutes. This applies to elected officials, government and organization representatives as well as individuals. Speakers will not be allowed to cede time to another speaker.
  • Speaker must provide a copy of their statement to be attached to the public record.
  • When addressing the Board, the speaker must state and spell their name clearly for the record.
  • Questions regarding board meetings, call Lisa Merino-Dean at 240-777-8549.

Public Hearing - Public Comment Procedures

  • Speakers must sign up in advance by using the Board Meeting Public Participation Sign-Up System or calling 240-777-8549
  • Persons who have not signed up in advance may be heard at the end of the hearing at the discretion of the presiding officer.
  • Public hearing sign-up begins on the date that the notice is posted to the website.
  • Each speaker will be given 3 minutes.  This applies to elected officials, government and organization representatives as well as individuals.  Speakers will not be allowed to cede time to another speaker.
  • Speaker must provide a copy of their statement to be attached to the public record in advance.  Statement can be submitted via email to elections@montgomerycountymd.gov.
  • Staff is directed to assure that the Board hears all points of view.