Invocation and Citizen Comments at City Council Meetings

Invocation
The City of Fredericksburg extends an invitation for individuals to deliver a brief one-minute invocation at one of our City Council meetings....see the Invocation Policy.

The City of Fredericksburg Mayor and City Council want to hear from you.  They have provided several options for communicating with them:
Email - Mayor and City Council
Phone - (830)997-7521


City Council Meetings:
The City Council welcomes citizen participation and allows public comments to address the City Council (see instructions below).

Written Citizen Comments :

Written Comments regarding an item on the agenda  to be submitted remotely:

  • Must be received by 3 p.m. on the day of the Regular Meeting, see Agenda for different deadline for a Work Session or a Special Meeting.
  • Email your comments   CitizenComments@fbgts.org
  • Copies of the submitted comments will be provided to the City Council and made public on the City website under the  "City Council Regular Meeting” tab.

 A new Citizen Comment Form is currently being developed and will be posted soon.

Verbal Comments:

Public Comments Items on the Agenda:

  • Sign up in-person on the day of the meeting (see agenda for time and place of the meeting.

  • You will be limited to 3 minutes to speak; if you wish to speak on more than one item you will need to do that within the 3 minutes.

  • Direct your comments to the entire City Council, not to an individual member, or the audience.

  • Copies for the City Council:
  • Copies are to be given to the City Secretary before the meeting
  • If you want the copies to be seen during the meeting, you must provide 10 copies
  • If 10 copies are not provided, then the City Secretary will forward the information to the City Council the following day.

Public Hearings:


Persons wishing to speak for or against a Public Hearing item is not required to sign up to speak.  However, the City encourages that you sign up so your information is recorded correctly.

Public Comments Items not on the Agenda:

  • Sign up in-person on the day of the meeting (see agenda for time and place of the meeting.)

  • You will be limited to 3 minutes to speak; if you wish to speak on more than one item you will need to do that within the 3 minutes.

  • Direct your comments to the entire City Council, not to an individual member, or the audience.

  • Copies for the City Council:

  • Copies are to be given to the City Secretary before the meeting

  • If you want the copies to be seen during the meeting, you must provide 10 copies

  • If 10 copies are not provided, then the City Secretary will forward the information to the City Council the following day.