Citizens can participate in a council meeting in two ways: (1) general citizen communication and (2) speaking on specific agenda items.
See Chapter 2-5 of the City Code for more information.
The City of Austin offers closed-caption logs of Thursday council sessions aired on the City’s municipal cable TV access channel (ATXN). These logs are not official records of council meetings and cannot be relied on for official purposes.
The committees of Council provide Austin City Council members the opportunity to learn more and make decisions about chosen topics of importance in Austin.
This page shows the terms of office for all current council members.