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Community Matters Request to Speak

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City Council holds Community Matters for up to 16 speakers at the beginning of each meeting. Speakers may sign up in advance of the meeting for 8 of the 16 slots by filling out the form below by 9 a.m. on the day of the Council meeting.  

Each request that comes in over email, phone, or in person is given a number. All numbers are submitted to an online random number sequencer that generates random numbers in the range of total sign-ups. (Example: 30 people sign up, and 30 random numbers are generated between 1 and 30.)  The first 8 randomly generated numbers are given speaking spots. The remaining speakers are placed on the wait-list in the randomly generated order. Both the list of eight speakers and the wait-list are published on the City's website by 12 noon on the day of Council meetings. The Clerk will notify speakers of their status. For the remaining spots, a sign-up sheet will be provided by the Clerk at 6 p.m. the day of the meeting.

If you have questions, or require assistance, please contact the Clerk of Council at 434-970-3113 or by email at

Your Name:
Title: (optional)
Association or Organization (optional)
Preferred Contact Method
Email Address:
Phone Number:
Topic about which you would like to speak: 
Date of meeting at which you would like to speak:
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