Guidelines for Comments to Council

Everyone is welcome to write to Council about items on Public Hearing agendas by emailing  or by mail.

Letters and verbal comments to Council about the proposed land use being talked about at public hearings…


Should not…

Explain your support or opposition and how the proposed use will affect you

be about people or groups of people

…use respectful, inclusive language

….use abusive, offensive, vulgar, or discriminatory language

… use language that is honest, accurate and direct

…use terms that disguise or underplay the true intent of comments

…focus on facts

…speculate or make assumptions