What is a Public Hearing?
A public hearing is a scheduled item on an open meeting agenda which is established to review and discuss items such as zoning text and comprehensive plan amendments; rezoning proposals; final plans for planned developments; special use permits; annexations; utility easement, building setback; and street vacation requests. The purpose of a public hearing is to allow interested parties and citizens to have an opportunity to be heard, to present evidence relevant to an application, and to rebut evidence presented by others.

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1. Who is my councilmember?
2. How do I contact a member of the City Council?
3. When and where are council meetings held?
4. Are meetings open to the public?
5. What is a Public Hearing?