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Participation in City Council Meetings

As a result of the COVID-19 virus, and resulting orders and direction from the President of the United States, the Governor of the State of California, and the Orange County Health Care Agency, as well as the City of Laguna Beach Proclamation of Local Emergency, the public will not be permitted to remain in Council Chambers for the entirety of the meeting, but you are invited to observe and participate by one of the following methods.  

City Council Meeting Calendar 

Click here to view the 2021 City Council Meeting Calendar

To View City Council Agendas

Click here to view City Council Agendas. We post the agenda for public meetings 72 hours in advance. For City Council Meetings we post agendas on Thursday by 5:00 p.m. for a Tuesday at 5:00 p.m meeting. You may also access them from the home page of our website by clicking the icon that says "City Council Agendas."

Submit Comments in Writing

You may submit comments on any agenda item or on any item not on the agenda in writing via mail to the City Clerk. City Council Agendas are available on our website.

  • Mail comments to 505 Forest Avenue, Laguna Beach, CA. 92651
  • Email City Clerk Ann Marie McKay:  amckay@lagunabeachcity.net
  • Simply write out your comments or use this downloadable PDF communications form. Once downloaded, the PDF is fill-able and may be emailed.
  • Please complete the form and email the completed form to the City Clerk no later than 3 p.m. the day before the City Council meeting in order for your comments to be submitted City Council members with sufficient time to review them before the meeting. You may also provide written comments up to 12:00 p.m. the day of the meeting. While these comments will be provided to the City Council on 3:00 p.m. the day of the meeting, City Council Members may not have sufficient time to review them prior to the meeting.
Watch or Listen Live

You may view the meeting live on Cox cable channel 852 and online on the City of Laguna Beach website

Use Zoom to Comment Live with your Computer, Phone, or the Zoom App 

You may listen and comment over the phone or computer during designated public comment periods by following these steps. Click here for additional information about using Zoom for public meetings.

  • Call (669) 900-9128, and wait for instructions.
  • The Webinar ID for the August 10, 2021 City Council Meeting is https://lagunabeachcity.zoom.us/j/93438886940
  •  Let us know you want to comment on an item that is being discussed by pressing *9 on your phone.
  • When you hear "your phone is unmuted," please proceed with your comment. The time for comments may be limited, so prepare your remarks accordingly.
  • You may also use zoom.us on your computer or the Zoom app on your phone with Webinar ID: 934 3888 6940#.

Speak In Person

You may speak in person in Council Chambers by entering the Chambers through the rear door, speak on your subject of interest, and immediately exit through the front door. Please note that a face covering must be worn while in Council Chambers, including while speaking.

In Case of Zoom Malfunction

 If you are not able to use this webinar system for any reason, you may submit comments via email during the meeting to amckay@lagunabeachcity.net. The City Clerk will attempt to briefly identify the author and the content of the email during the City Council meeting. Please make your emails brief and to the point.

To aid the City Council in the timely consideration and completion of its business, we are asking that all written comments be limited to 200 words or less.

Meeting Videos

Click here for the Live Streaming Video of a live meeting or past meeting, including the current agenda and staff reports.

About City Council

Laguna Beach's five-member City Council is elected at large. Each Council Member serves a four-year term. The Council is responsible for the legislative functions of the City. Its meetings are generally held at 5:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. There are some exceptions, so please click here to view the schedule of City Council meetings on the City calendar.

Questions & Suggestions

Have an issue, question, suggestion, or complaint? Use Ask Laguna, our inquiry system that will enable you to track your issue as we work to resolve it. When you submit a concern to Ask Laguna, and a City staff member will respond (usually) within a day. To contact a City Council member, click here.