Public Remote Participation Procedure

Remote Participation Procedures for City Council Meetings and Public Hearings


This procedure applies to all City Council regular meetings and Public Hearings. Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month and on the 2nd Wednesday for the months of July and August.

To watch: Meetings are live streamed on the City’s Facebook page:               


To speakThe Council has established remote participation registration procedures for those 

                  who would like to speak during the meeting.


These procedures have been instituted to protect public health, pursuant to Chapter 1 of the Laws of 2022 which amends Sections 1 and 2 of Part E of Chapter 417 of the Laws of 2021 which amended Article 7 of the Public Officers Law (“the Open Meetings Law”),  which allows public bodies to meet and take action during a hybrid meeting, allowing for the use of video conferencing. Click here for City Council Resolution. Click here to view videoconferencing procedures pertaining to the City Council.

To speak via the City Council’s Zoom meeting, please access the zoom link:

Or Dial by Phone+1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Meeting ID: 974 3754 6185

When you register (Regular Meeting Topics), you may advise on what topics you would like

to speak on. Public Hearing topics DO NOT require prior registration.


To speak during the Public Comment Session (Non-Public Hearing Topics), please contact the Office of the City Clerk at 914-665-2348 by 3 PM the day of the meeting, to be placed on the public speakers list.


Public hearing comments may also be submitted in writing by emailing the City Clerk at or mailing them to the Clerk of the City of Mount Vernon, 1 Roosevelt Square, Rm. 104, Mount Vernon, NY 10550.


Written comments must be received by 3PM Day of Meeting 

Please forward this information to family and friends who may be interested.