Agendas and related materials are available online at least 72-hour prior to the scheduled meeting. The materials also are available for public review at the Office of the City Clerk and at the El Toro and Foothill Ranch Libraries.
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EXECUTIVE ORDER: On March 4, 2020, Gov Newsom proclaimed a State Emergency in California as a result of the threat of COVID-19. On March 17, 2020 Gov. Newsom issued Executive Order N-29-20, which allows a local legislative body to hold public meetings via teleconferencing and make public meeting accessible electronically to all members of the public seeking to observe and address the local legislative body. Pursuant to Executive Order N-29-20, please be advised that the city of Lake Forest City Council may participate at meetings by teleconference.
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Pursuant to Executive Order N-29-20 and given the current health concerns, members of the public can access meetings live on our website and on Facebook Live. The City Council Chambers will be closed to the public.
PUBLIC COMMENT: Members of the public may submit e-comments to Council@lakeforestca.gov or a voicemail message by calling (949) 461-3455. E-comments will not be read at the meeting. If leaving a voicemail message, please indicate if it is a general public comment (must be in the subject matter jurisdiction or official business of the City of Lake Forest) or on an agenda item and indicate the number. Voicemail messages will be played at the meeting and will be limited to three minutes, per item. To ensure staff reviews all comments prior to the Council meeting, please submit email or voicemail comments by 5 p.m. the day of the meeting. Comments received after said time will be uploaded to the agenda packet and made part of the official public record of the meeting.
Lake Forest City Council members represent residents’ interests and the City on a variety of outside agencies and commissions. The City Council makes the appointments annually. View list of boards and link to agendas here.
The City of Lake Forest is revising its General Plan. View General Plan Action Committee (GPAC) information and agendas.
The City is now live-streaming City Council meetings on Facebook Live. Visit the Lake Forest Facebook page and look for the Live stream in the newsfeed to get started.
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