While in-person testimony will be allowed at this meeting for the Public Hearing items, there are also alternative ways to testify. In addition to appearing at the meeting, you can:
- Submit Written Testimony: e-mail ClerktotheBOS@fairfaxcounty.gov or mail your testimony to the Department of Clerk Services at 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 552, Fairfax, VA 22035. Testimony related to the Budget can also be submitted using an online form.
- Testify By Phone: Register to speak and indicate this as your preferred method of testifying when confirming with the Department of Clerk Services; please note, for the best connection into the meeting, please use a land line or, if using a cell phone, do not use the speaker function while testifying; or
- Testify By Video: Register to speak and then submit a YouTube Video.
Those wishing to testify can register by signing up online or by calling the Department of Clerk Services at 703-324-3151, TTY 711.
Speakers to testify via phone or in-person must sign up to testify no later than 12:00 p.m. the day of the hearing to be placed on the Speakers List. Please note: on the final day of Budget Public Hearings (April 14) speakers may appear or call in live during the Public Hearing using the phone number provided during the live broadcast. Speakers testifying via video must sign up and submit their video no later than 9 a.m. on the day prior to the hearing. For in-person, phone and video testimony, if speaking as an individual, you are given three minutes to testify; if you are the spokesperson for a group, you are given five minutes. Read more information on the ways to testify.