Virtual Public Comment
In order to maintain the health, safety, and well-being of our residents, staff, and the City Council, the High Point City Council Meetings and Standing Committee Meetings of the City Council that are scheduled will be conducted electronically. The agendas for these meetings can be located on the City of High Point’s website at https://highpoint.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx
As part of the City of High Point’s COVID-19 mitigation efforts, in-person public attendance will not be allowed at these meetings. Once the meeting is in session, please use the following link to listen to the meeting as it is being live-streamed. www.HighPointNC.gov/VirtualPublicMeeting
Please click here for the Ordinance Establishing Dates and Times for Official Sessions of the High Point City Council that was adopted on December 2, 2019, and please click here for the meeting schedules of the Standing Committees of City Council that was adopted on December 2, 2019.
There will be time allotted for a Public Comment Period at the first Regular Meeting of the City Council each month at 5:30 p.m. All comments received will be forwarded to the Mayor and City Council and will be incorporated as part of the official record of the proceedings for the meeting. The City of High Point’s Public Comment Policy restricts comments to no more than three (3) minutes which will apply for the telephone message submission. Email submissions and written comments should be kept at 350 words or less. The deadline for submitting comments for the Public Comment Period is at 5:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the meeting.
For Public Hearings regarding specific subject matters that are periodically scheduled before the City Council, comments will be received and forwarded to the Mayor and City Council. The same process for submitting comments will be used for both the Public Comment Period as well as the Public Hearings that are held. Public comments can be submitted by:
1. Calling 336-883-3522 and leaving a message, or by
2. Emailing written comments to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by
3. Dropping written comments off in the City of High Point’s utility payment drop-boxes located in the Green Drive and the Commerce Avenue parking on both sides of the Municipal Building located at 211 S. Hamilton Street.
4. For comments that are submitted on a specific subject matter for a public hearing, please identify the topic/public hearing.
In accordance with recently adopted legislation regarding public hearings at remote meetings, after the public hearing is held, the required 24-hour waiting period will be open before a vote can be taken on this matter. During that time, the public can submit any additional comments on the subject matter for the public hearing.
Please note that the deadline for submitting comments for public hearings will be 24 hours after the public hearing is held by the City Council.
Questions? Please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 336-883-3536 or 336-883-3690.