Public Hearing - Attend the Meeting

Public Hearing - Attend the Meeting

During COVID-19 all public hearings will be conducted via Zoom. Those wishing to attend the meeting must register. Participants can access zoom via their telephone, over the Internet, using a smartphone, tablet or computer.

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How would you like to participate in the meeting:

Definately Speak at the Meeting
  • Click the "Register Now" button on the Public Hearing Page
  • You will receive email on how to join the meeting, including options for calling in using a telephone.
  • At the meeting, your name will be called, and you will be given the opportunity to speak for 3 minutes.
  • You may speak again, once the Speaker's List has been completed. See Maybe Speak at the Meeting below on how to use the Raise Your Hand function.
Maybe Speak at the Meeting
  • Click the "Register Now" button on the Public Hearing Page
  • You will receive email on how to join the meeting, including options for calling in using a telephone.
  • At the meeting the chair will allow those on the Speakers List to speak first. Once the Speakers List has been exhausted, the Chair will invite others to speak.
  • To speak, use the "Raise Hand" feature to indicate that you would like to speak.
    • For participants using the telephone, the "raise hand" feature can be activated by dialing *9
    • For participants using a computer/smartphone/tablet, the "raise hand" feature can be activated by selecting the "raise hand" button found in webinar controls, or select Alt+Y on your keyboard.
      For more information on using the raise hand feature, and to see what the feature looks like on the various platforms, please click here to view a help article on the Zoom support website.

Definately Not Speak at the Meeting
  • You do not need to register. Simply watch the Livestream of the meeting on the Town’s website. You may submit a written comment if you like – see how here.
  • If you do still want to attend, without speaking, complete the process to Register Now on the Public Hearing Page

Notes:

  • You will be participating in the meeting by audio only. Your image will not be broadcast to the Council, or to the public.
  • The Town reserves the right to remove participants from a meeting for misconduct.
  • You may need to download the free Zoom app from the App or Play store in order to join the meeting. For further instructions on joining a meeting, please click here. For detailed system requirements, please click here.
  • Zoom is a US based program. Zoom will collect limited personal information about you when you register to join the meeting (first and last name; e-mail address). By registering for the meeting, you agree to this collection of information. If you do not consent to the collection of this personal information, please contact hgould@qualicumbeach.comor at 250-738-2190 for other participation options.
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