Council meeting public comment sign up form

The City of Everett’s remote city council meetings are now hosted on the Zoom platform.

With this new platform, there will be a new process for providing public comment. Those wishing to speak and provide comment on an agenda item should follow these steps: 

  1. Sign up online here (or fill out the form below).
  2. Fill out the online form no later than 30 minutes prior to the start of the meeting (by 6 p.m. or by noon if on the 4th Wednesday of the month). Forms submitted after that time will not receive the Zoom link and number to speak, but may still share comments by emailing them to
  3. After you've signed up, you'll receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link and phone number and further instructions for participating the day of the meeting.

Need help or have questions? Contact the City Council office at 425-257-8703 or

City Council virtual public comment registration form

  1. Instructions

    All community participants must fill out the online speaker sheet completely.  For assistance, please contact the council office at 425-257-8703 or

    After the public comment form is submitted, the community member will receive an email confirmation with the Zoom link and phone number to the meeting. 

    Participants must submit this form at least 30 minutes prior to the meeting (by 6 p.m., or by noon if on the 4th Wednesday of the month).

    Forms submitted after that time will not receive the Zoom link/number to speak, but may still participate the day of the meeting  by submitting comments to  

  2. I understand*
  3. At least city and state

  4. Required to receive meeting link and/or phone number.

  5. Do you wish to speak under public comment or on a specific agenda item? Please list which item.

  6. Participating in a city council meeting:
    1. Each person is responsible for their internet or phone connection to the meeting; no action will be invalidated on the grounds that the loss of or poor quality of a person’s individual connection prevented him or her from participating in a meeting.
    2. All speakers must respect the 3-minute time limit to allow everyone an opportunity to speak.
    3. The meeting host will give participants the ability to unmute themselves and turn on their camera when it is their time to speak.
      • Participants will mute their microphone when not speaking. 
      • Participants connecting via the Zoom app are expected to turn on their device's camera when it is their turn to speak, if possible.
    4. Speakers must connect to Zoom using the same name or phone number listed on this form in order to be called on when it is their time to speak.
    5. City staff may direct the muting or temporarily disconnect a participant if the subject is disruptive, makes inappropriate remarks or speaking when not recognized.
    6. The following comments are not allowed: comments on any kind of campaigning – whether for or against ballot measures or candidates running for office; comments focused on PERSONAL MATTERS that are unrelated to City business.
    7. Those who wish to listen to the council meeting by phone (and not provide comment), you may call 425-616-3920 conference ID 724 887 726#.  This line will be silent until the meeting begins.  
  7. I agree*
  8. Leave This Blank:

  9. This field is not part of the form submission.