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Agendas, minutes, staff reports and information relative to the City's Boards, Commissions and Committees (BCC), are managed by various departments. To locate information about a City BCC, please view our complete BCC listing to contact the appropriate staff member.

Executive Order N-29-20, which allows for the public to participate in any meeting of the City Council telephonically or by other electronic means.  Given the health risks associated with COVID-19, the City of Newport Beach has decided to not have City Council Chambers open to the public for this meeting. As a member of the public, if you would like to participate in this meeting, you can participate via the following options: 

1.     You can submit your questions and comments in writing for City Council consideration by sending them to the City Clerk at To give the City Council adequate time to review your questions and comments, please submit your written comments by Monday, October 26, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.  

2.     In addition, members of the public can participate in this meeting telephonically. Specifically, the meeting will be viewable on NBTV and live streamed on the City’s website. If you are watching the meeting on NBTV or via the live stream, during the meeting, phone numbers for the public to call and to comment on specific agenda items will be posted on the screen. When you call, you will be placed on hold until it is your turn to speak.  Please note that only twenty (20) people can remain on hold at a time.  If you call in to speak on an item and the line is busy, please call back after a few moments. The City will ensure that it allows enough time per item for everyone to call in to comment.   

Please know that it is important for the City to allow public participation at this meeting.  If you are unable to participate in the meeting via the process set forth above, please contact the City Clerk at (949-644-3005 or and she will attempt to accommodate you.  While the City does not expect there to be any changes to the above process for participating in this meeting, if there is a change, the City will post the information as soon as possible to the City’s website.  

The City of Newport Beach thanks you in advance for continuing to take precautions to prevent the spread of the  COVID-19 virus.

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Access complete City Council meeting documents, resolutions and ordinances using the City's specialized application, Laserfiche. Please note, users may want to access the help feature built into this application for assistance to make use of its search and viewing capabilities.

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City staff uses an agenda management software and implements an electronic process for posting all City meeting agendas and public notices

Here are some quick tips for users:
  1. All items are listed in order of meeting date, including agendas for the City Council, all boards, commissions and committees, and public notices.
  2. To view specific meeting bodies, choose the appropriate legislative body in the dropdown menu next to the "Search" line.
  3. Choose "Agenda" to open the agenda which includes links to the available staff reports and attachments.
  4. Choose "Meeting Details" if you would like to see individual items or to view the City Council packet in it's entirety under Attachments at the top of the page.
  5. "Meeting Location" provides users with the address for the meeting.        

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Harbor Commission Meeting

On   March   4,   2020,   Governor   Newsom   proclaimed   a   State   of   Emergency   in   California   as   a   result   of   the   threat   of   COVID-19.      On   March   12,   2020,   Governor    Newsom    issued    Executive    Order    N-25-20,    which    allows    Harbor    Commission    Members    to    attend    Harbor    Commission    meetings    telephonically.    Please    be    advised    that    to    minimize    the    spread    of    COIVD-19,    some,      or all, of the Newport Beach Harbor Commission members may attend this meeting telephonically.

Also,   please   be   advised   that   on   March   17,   2020,   Governor   Newsom   issued   Executive   Order   N-29-20,   which   allows   for   the     public   to   participate   in   any   meeting   of   the   Harbor    Commission    telephonically    or    by    other    electronic    means.    Given    the    health   risks   associated   with   COVID-19,   the   City   of    Newport    Beach    has    decided    to    not    have    the    City    Council    Chambers open  to  the  public  for  this  meeting.  As  a  member  of  the   public,   if   you   would   like   to   participate   in   this   meeting,   you   can   participate via the following options:

  1. You   can   submit   your   questions    and    comments    in    writing    for    Harbor    Commission    consideration    by    sending    them    to  the   Assistant   City   Manager To   give   the   Harbor   Commission   adequate   time   to    review    your    questions and comments, please submit your written comments by Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at 5 p.m.

  2. In  addition,  members  of   the   public   can   participate   in   this   meeting   in   person   in   the   Community   Room.   Specifically,   this   meeting   will   be   viewable   via   video   feed   in   the   Community   Room.   As   a   member   of   the   public,   during   this   meeting,   you            will   be   able   to   comment   on   specific   agenda   items   in   person   from   the   Community   Room.   Please   know   that   it   is   important        for  the  City  to  allow  public   participation   at   this   meeting.   If   you   are   unable   to   participate   in   the   meeting   via   the   process   set   forth     above,     please     contact     Carol     Jacobs     at     949-644-3313 or  and  she will attempt to accommodate  you.  While  the  City  does   not   expect   there   to   be   any   changes   to   the   above   process   for   participating   in   this   meeting, if there is a change, the City will post the information as soon as possible to the City’s website.

The   City   of   Newport   Beach   thanks   you   in   advance   for   continuing   to   take   precautions    to    prevent    the    spread    of    the    COVID-19 virus.

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