Contact Information
Virtual Attendance at City Council Meetings
Posted on 07/13/2020
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City of Renton Contact
Julia Medzegian, City Council Liaison, 425-430-6555
Preeti Shridhar, Deputy Public Affairs Administrator, 425-430-6569

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Renton City Council

The City Council will next meet on Monday, July 13 at 7 p.m. Committee of the Whole will meet at 5:30 p.m.

How the Meeting Will Work

City Council meetings will be held via Zoom Webinar, broadcast on Channel 21, and available by telephone. The City Council Liaison and City Clerk are the hosts of the meeting, the Renton City Council are panelists, Renton residents and members of the public – as well as City staff – are attendees.

Webinar attendees do not interact with one another; they join in listen-only mode, and the host will unmute one or more attendees as needed.

How to View the Meeting

To view the live meeting outside of Zoom:

How to Provide Public Comments

The City Clerk’s Office is accepting public comments on behalf of the City Council in the following ways:

  • Email
  • Live Public Comment
  • If you are unable to provide a written comment (by email), you may join the webinar as an attendee to comment during the public comment portion of the agenda or call via telephone.

Meeting Access

You may access the Zoom webinar as follows:

  • Request a link via email (above) or by phone (425-430-6501) by 10 a.m. on the day of the meeting. Advance instructions for how to address the Council will be provided to those who sign up in advance to speak and again during the meeting; or

  • Click this link or copy/paste the URL below into your browser https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87006639675

  • Dial in the US: +1 253-215-8782 Enter the webinar code: 870 0663 9675

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About the City of Renton

The City of Renton, Washington, with a population of 104,700 (2019), is located on the southeast shore of Lake Washington, just south of Seattle. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace and favorable business climate have attracted the attention of nationally recognized companies that are providing employees and their families an outstanding quality of life. Renton is the home of Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, the Seattle Seahawks, and the eternal resting place of Jimi Hendrix. More information can be found on our website, news releases, or Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor pages. 

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Public Participation Guidelines

Below are recommendations for use by members of the public in meetings conducted via Zoom Webinar.

  • Identification: Upon entering the webinar, please enter your name, number or other chosen identifier, so that the host can call upon you during the public comment period.

  • Raise Hand (pictured above): You have the ability to virtually raise your hand for the duration of the meeting but you will not be acknowledged until you are called on during the public comment period. NOTE: If you have used your telephone to access the Zoom meeting, you may press *9 to “raise your hand”. The host will unmute you when it’s your turn to speak.

  • Public Comment Period: Use “Raise Hand” to be called upon by the host. The host will announce your name when it’s your turn.

  • Mute/Unmute: Attendees will be muted and not audible to the Council except during times they are designated to speak. When you are announced, you will be able to unmute yourself.

  • Time limit: Those testifying or providing audience comment will be limited to five (5) minutes each speaker unless an exception is granted by the Council.

  • Use headphones/mic for better sound quality and less background noise, if possible.

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