Pursuant to Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28.4, in an effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19, the City Council meetings will take place online. The public will not be allowed to attend in person. You may watch the meeting online or listen to it over the telephone. Written public comment is accepted and forwarded to the City Council and City Manager. A summary of your written public comments will be acknowledged in the meeting.

Upcoming Meetings and Zoom Information
If the public would like to watch the meeting over the internet or listen via the telephone, the call in number, Meeting ID, and Passcode are available here.

Public Comment
To submit public comment, email your remarks to or mail to City Hall, PO Box 72, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043. Written public comment must be received by 4:00 p.m. on the day of meeting to be acknowledged that night. Please reference “Public Comment for (Insert Meeting Date) City Council Meeting” on your correspondence. The City Clerk will read a summary of public comments in the meeting.

Public Hearing Protocol
To testify at a public hearing at a remote meeting, please use the “hand raise” tool within the Zoom program or press *9 if you are participating via phone. These actions will notify the City Council or Planning Commission that you would like to testify. When called upon, you will be unmuted and asked to state your name and address for the record and be given five minutes to speak. (You may also be asked to spell your name for the written record.) If you are participating by telephone, press *6 when asked to unmute when it is your turn to speak. 

If you are unable to participate in a public hearing online or by telephone, written public testimony may be submitted until the day of the meeting at 4:00 pm (please see the email and mailing addresses above) and will become part of the permanent record.

Listen to Meetings Online

The City Council's regular and work/study session meetings are digitally recorded and streamed live over the internet (in audio only). The meetings are also available on demand with timestamps so you can click on the agenda items of interest. Click the "audio" or "MP3" links below to listen to a meeting live or on demand. (Volume may need adjusting for "soft talkers".) Meeting Materials are hosted by

City Council Meetings - Zoom Videos

  1. 2021 Meetings
  2. 2020 Meetings