San Luis Obsipo County Board Chambers
San Luis Obispo County Board Chambers

Temporary Public Comment Procedure

Author: Administrative Office
Date: 3/20/2020 2:11:11 PM

Notice of Temporary Procedures for Board of Supervisors Meetings

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Based on the threat of COVID-19 as reflected in the Proclamations of Emergency issued by both the Governor of the State of California and the San Luis Obispo County Emergency Services Director as well as the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, relating to the convening of public meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the County of San Luis Obispo will be still be holding the March 24, 2020 Board of Supervisors Meeting, however at this time the meeting will be closed to members of the public and non-essential County staff. 

Below are instructions on how to view the meeting remotely and how to leave public comment.   

Additionally, members of the Board of Supervisors are allowed to attend the meeting via teleconference and to participate in the meeting to the same extent as if they were present.

Using the most rapid means of communication available at this time, members of the public are encouraged to participate in Board meetings in the following ways:

  1. Remote Viewing - Members of the public who wish to watch the meeting can view a live stream of the meeting online at,-Agendas-and-Minutes.aspx
  2. Public Comment - The Board of Supervisors will still be accepting general public comment for items not on the agenda, as well as public comment on specific agenda items.  Public comment can be submitted in the following ways:
  • Verbal Public Comment - Call (805) 788-6638; state and spell your name, mention the agenda item number you are calling about and leave your comment. The verbal comments must be received by the Clerk of the Board no later than 9:00 a.m. on the morning of the noticed meeting and will be limited to 3 minutes. Every effort will be made to include your comment into the record, but some comments may not be included due to time limitations.
  • Email Public Comment - Public Comment can be submitted any time via email or U.S. Mail by 5:00 p.m. on the Monday prior to the Board meeting. Please submit your comment to the Clerk of the Board at [email protected]. Your comment will be placed into the administrative record of the meeting.

Mailing Address:

Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1055 Monterey St. D430

San Luis Obispo, CA 93408.

For information about and updates regarding the Board of Supervisors meeting or public comment, visit,-Agendas-and-Minutes.aspx or please call the County Administrative Office at (805) 781-5011.


Clerk of The Board Annette Ramirez or Tessa Cornejo at805-781-5011 or [email protected]

*All ADA accommodations shall be promptly reviewed and resolved.