Access to City Council Public Meetings

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Use this page to gain access to Rochester City Council Public Meetings.

Rochester City Hall is located at 30 Church St. (map) 

Links to relevant meeting information, including: attachments, where you can attend the meeting, and how to participate (if applicable) are below.  A list of public meetings held since April 2020 is available here>>.


 July 2021 Meetings  

  •  July 8, 2021 - 4:30 p.m.
    City Council Agenda Review - July 2021 - 
    The Meeting will be held in Conference Rm. 208A, 30 Church St., Rochester, NY 14614.   
      • View proposed legislation when available here>>    
  • July 12, 2021 – 12:30 p.m.  
  • City Council Chairs - The Meeting will be held in Conference Rm. 208A, 30 Church St., Rochester, NY 14614.  
    • View the agenda when available here>>
  •  July 15, 2021 - 4:00 p.m.
    City Council Committees Meetings - The Meeting will be held in Council Chambers, Rm. 3020A, 30 Church St., Rochester, NY 14614.
    •  Committee Start times:
      •  4:00 p.m. - Finance Committee
      •  4:05 p.m. - Neighborhood and Business Development Committee
      •  4:15 p.m. - Parks and Public Works Committee
      •  4:25 p.m. - Public Safety, Recreation, and Human Services Committee   
    • View the agenda here>> 
    • View proposed legislation here>>  
    • View additional proposed legislation here>> 
    • Contact: Questions or comments can be emailed directly to Council@Cityofrochester.gov or by phone to the City Council’s Office at 585-428-7538. 
  •   July 15, 2021 - 5:00 p.m.  
    City Council Public Hearings - The Meeting will be held in Council Chambers, Rm. 302A, 30 Church St., Rochester, NY 14614. 
    • View the agenda here>>  
      • Certain marked agenda items will be subject to a Public Hearing  
    • Individuals who would like to attend the hearings can show up to Council Chambers.
    • At the time a particular hearing is called, individuals can share their names and up to 3 minutes of comments during the hearing at the meeting.   
  • July 20, 2021 - 6:30 p.m. 
    Speak to Council - The Meeting will be held in Council Chambers, Rm. 302A, 30 Church St., Rochester, NY 14614. 
    • Speak to Council is an opportunity for the public to address the Council on a topic they are voting on that month or express their opinion on any other topic. Speak to Council sessions are held the same day as the City Council Meeting at 6:30PM. There are two ways to participate in Speak to Council:
  1. The first option is to call 585-428-7421, before 5:30 p.m. of the Meeting Day, to sign up and come to Council Chambers to speak. You will need to provide your first and last name, address (no P.O. Box), phone number, and an email address, the organization you are representing (if any), and the topic you plan to speak about. You may also email your request to council@cityofrochester.gov prior to 2:00 p.m. on Council Meeting day.  Your email must include the topic you are addressing, your first and last name, address, and phone number, and the organization you are representing (if any). You will have either two minutes or three minutes to speak at the session. If there are 20 or less speakers signed up to speak, you will have three minutes to speak.  If there are more than 20 speakers signed up to speak, you will have two minutes to speak.  A staff person will use an electronic timer when you begin to speak to track your time.
  2. The second option is to email your comments to council@cityofrochester.gov prior to 2:00 p.m. Your email must include the topic you are addressing, your first and last name, address, and phone number, and the organization you are representing (if any). A hard copy of your information and comment will be shared with City Council.
    • Contact: Questions or comments can be emailed directly to Council@Cityofrochester.gov or by phone to the City Council’s Office at 585-428-7538.
  •  July 202021 - 7:30 p.m.
    City Council Meeting - The Meeting will be held in Council Chambers, Rm. 302A, 30 Church St., Rochester, NY 14614.
    • View the agenda here>>  
    • View proposed legislation here>>
    • View additional proposed legislation here>> 
    • Contact: Questions or comments can be emailed directly to Council@Cityofrochester.gov or by phone to the City Council’s Office at 585-428-7538. 
  •  July 22, 2021 - 4:30 p.m. 
    City Council Work Session - The Meeting will be held in Conference Rm. 208A, 30 Church St., Rochester, NY 14614.   
    • Contact: Questions or comments can be emailed directly to Council@Cityofrochester.gov or by phone to the City Council’s Office at 585-428-7538. 
  •  July 27, 2021 - 5:00 p.m.  
    City Council Work Session - The Meeting will be held in Conference Rm. 208A, 30 Church St., Rochester, NY 14614.   
    • Contact: Questions or comments can be emailed directly to Council@Cityofrochester.gov or by phone to the City Council’s Office at 585-428-7538.
 
  •  July 29, 2021 - 4:30 p.m.  
    City Council Work Session - The Meeting will be held in Conference Rm. 208A, 30 Church St., Rochester, NY 14614.   
    • Contact: Questions or comments can be emailed directly to Council@Cityofrochester.gov or by phone to the City Council’s Office at 585-428-7538.