Persons authorized to provide public testimony shall:

Submit in writing, their name, address, subject matter, and organization (if any) to the Secretary no later than 24 hours in advance of the meeting

Verbal comments must be conducted in respectful speech with no personal attacks. Failure to follow rules for duly authorized public speakers or disruption may result in an individual being removed from the meeting and, potentially, being excluded from future meetings.

Individuals may submit a “Record of Committee Witness” form to the Secretary in support, opposition or for information to an item on any agenda without testifying in person. The “Record of Committee Witness” form also allows for the submission of a written statement in support of or in opposition to an item on an agenda. 

If a speaker has written testimony or any additional material for the committee to consider, please email testimony to and indicate a desire that your testimony be entered into the record.

ACCOMMODATIONS: If you require additional assistance or special accommodations in order to participate in a hearing (for example, need language assistance, are a person with a disability), please let us know here, call 312.603.6127 or email us at

Intérpretes de lengua española estarán disponibles para los residentes que necesiten asistencia.

We cannot guarantee assistance for requests made less than 48 hours in advance of a meeting.

NOTE: This form will be available until 5 p.m. the day before the meeting. After 5 p.m.,you can still register in person on the day of the meeting to participate in the public comment period. You can also still submit written testimony by emailing your written testimony to

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* 1. Please provide some basic information

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Tell us which meeting you wish to be recorded as a witness. If you don't know the meeting or date, we can help at 312.603.6398 or You can also look up using the County Calendar or the Forest Preserve Calendar. Please fill out a separate form for each meeting at which you wish to speak. 

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Tell us the File ID number (example 17-0000) of the item on which you are registering your position. If you don't know the number, we can help at 312.603.6398 or You can also look it up using the County Calendar or the Forest Preserve Calendar

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* 4. What do you want to do?

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* 5. Written Statement? You can type or copy/paste any written statement you want included in the meeting record here. If this is not enough space, or you have other attachments for distribution, please email them to