Council Oral Communications

The City Council values community input and looks forward to hearing from you during its meeting.

In compliance with Washington State Public Disclosure laws regarding the use of public facilities during elections (RCW 42.17A.555), please note that no election related topics may be discussed during oral communications or other public participation portions of the agenda. This includes promoting or opposing ballot measures and supporting or opposing a candidate for election, which includes discussing your own campaign platform. Any speaker who begins discussing topics of this nature will be asked to stop.

To be added to the speaker list for oral communications please register by using this form. The form will be available beginning at 5 p.m. the night of the meeting and will close shortly before the meeting begins at 6 p.m.  

Pursuant to Council rules, the oral communications portion of the agenda shall not exceed thirty minutes and speakers will be called in order of registration. Speakers will be allowed three minutes for their communication and a maximum of three persons are permitted to speak to each side of any one topic. Your name will be called if the maximum number of speakers on your topic or the maximum total time has not been exceeded. You may also provide comments to the Council via email at

The Council meetings are conducted in a hybrid manner and speakers can appear in-person in Council Chambers at Bellevue City Hall or connect virtually via Zoom using Webinar ID: 981 6779 1723, Passcode: 137192

If you are experiencing technical issues with this form and are unable to register, please contact the Council Office (425-452-7810 or

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