Submit Public Comment to the Board of County Commissioners

On Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, Johnson County Board of County Commissioners passed Resolution No. 002-22, noting “During the effective period of this Resolution, all public meetings of the Board of County Commissioners and the agencies, commissions, boards, and all other appointed bodies operating within the organization and framework of Johnson County Government shall be conducted virtually and not by physically gathering in person, using a medium for interactive communication pursuant to and in compliance with the Kansas Open Meetings Act and K.A.R. 16-20-1". Therefore, the BOCC meetings at this time will take place Virtually only, not in person.

Public comments are being accepted for the Board of County Commissioners meeting for those who preregister. Live public comments will be accepted Only via Zoom, audio only, at this time.

Individuals wishing to speak via Zoom may register by completing the registration form. Online registration opens Tuesday afternoon/evening (coincides with publishing the agenda) and closes at noon (12 p.m.) on the Wednesday before the Thursday meeting.

If you complete the registration, you will receive an email notice regarding the status of your registration. Instructions on joining and speaking at the meeting via Zoom will be included in the email notice for individuals who register.

Speakers will be limited to two minutes each. The BOCC has established a limit of 50 speakers for general public comments or for a specific agenda item, if the Chairman so choses. If more than 50 individuals register and are limited, the 50 speakers will be determined by a random process. If you are not chosen in the selection process, those that are virtual will be notified by email.

Registered speakers using Zoom will be called upon to speak by the Deputy Clerk in the order in which they signed up. The chairman may modify these procedures as needed to conduct an orderly and efficient meeting.

If you would like to make a written public comment for the meeting, please use the form below. Written comments received by noon Wednesday will be shared with the entire board prior to the meeting. Written comments will not be read into the record during the meeting. If you are unable to use the form below, you may call the following number, and we will record your information: 913-715-0424.

Closed captioning is provided with the official broadcast at https://boccmeetings.jocogov.org/onbaseagendaonline.

If you plan to attend a Board of County Commissioners meeting and need an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter or other Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation, please use this form to let us know what reasonable accommodation you need or contact us via the Kansas Relay Operator at 800-766-3777, or by phone at 913-715-0430 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

If you experience viewing quality issues using the live link, please view the meeting using Facebook Live. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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If you want to contact a commissioner, and you don’t want your comments included in the public comments for a board meeting, please contact them directly. Emails you send to commissioners may be subject to disclosure under the Kansas Open Records Act.

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