City Council Agenda Packets

**SPECIAL NOTICE**

In accordance with the most recent Health Order issued by Gov. Ivey, the City of Vestavia Hills is offering remote access to City Council work sessions and meetings, in addition to in-person attendance. Following are instructions for options to participate remotely:

Video: To participate in by videoconference, click https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4555343275. When the Zoom.us window opens in your browser, click “Allow” so that the meeting page may open. All participants will be automatically muted upon entrance to the meeting. If you wish to speak during time(s) identified for public input, activate the “Raise Hand” feature and unmute yourself by toggling the mute button. When the Mayor recognizes you and gives you the floor, state your name and address for the record and then you may address the Council.

Using the icons on the Zoom screen, you can:
• Mute/unmute your microphone (far left)
• Turn on/off camera (“Start/Stop Video”)
• View Participants – opens a pop-out screen that includes the “Raise Hand” icon that you may use to raise a virtual hand
• Change your screen name displayed in the participant list and video window
• Toggle between “speaker” and “gallery” views – “Speaker view” shows the active speaker; “Gallery view” tiles all of the meeting participants

Phone: To participate by telephone, dial 312.626.6799 and enter the meeting ID: 455 534 3275. All participants will be automatically muted upon entrance to the meeting. If you wish to speak during time(s) identified for public input, press *6 on your phone keypad to unmute yourself. Then state your name and wait for the Mayor to recognize you. When the Mayor recognizes you and gives you the floor, state your name and address for the record and then address the Council.

Text/Email: If you do not wish to join the meeting but would like to ask a question or make a statement regarding an item on the agenda, you may email the City Council directly at City.Council@vhal.org. You may also text your question/statement to City Council at 205.517.1370. Both of these options are available prior to and during each work session and meeting. Be sure to provide your name and address for the record and your comments will be recited to the City Council as the corresponding item is being addressed. Note: As a matter of record, your name and address are required. If identification is not provided, your comment/question will not be presented.

Video Posting of Public Meetings

Beginning April 25, 2016, the City of Vestavia Hills will begin posting video recordings of City Council meetings to the City website, www.vhal.org. We are pleased to improve our government transparency and your access to our public meetings by posting links to video and audio of these meetings. Details of the manner of posting are listed below. We strive to update this information as the process evolves.

Archived Agendas, Agenda Packets & Financial Reports

*For a courtesy emailed link to the agendas of regular meetings of the City Council, contact City Clerk Rebecca Leavings, rleavings@vhal.org.