City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 010521-2
City Council Meetings to Shift to Virtual Setting Due to COVID-19 Surge 
Office of the City Clerk

Long Beach, CA –  Beginning Tuesday, January 18, 2022, Long Beach City Council meetings will be held virtually via Zoom. A Zoom link will be provided on the posted agenda. Members of the public will be able to join virtually from a smartphone/tablet app, computer or phone.

Members of the public will be asked to use the “raise hand” feature before the Council item is read by the City Clerk and the speakers list will close by the time the City Clerk finishes reading the item. If there are under 10 speakers, they can each speak up to three minutes. After 10 speakers, the time will automatically set at 90 seconds to align with pre-existing council rules. For people who join the webinar by phone, dial *9 to raise your hand.

Members of the public will continue to have the option to use eComment to provide comments on agenda items. Written comments may also be submitted by email to

City Council meetings will continue to be streamed online on the City’s Granicus page and Long Beach Television’s (LBTV’s) website, cable channels and YouTube Channel.

For more information about Long Beach legislative meetings, visit Media inquiries may be directed to the Office of the City Clerk at