NOTICE FOR PUBLIC MEETING PARTICIPATION
July 16, 2020 ▪ Meeting at 3pm
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE COVID-19-RELATED RESTRICTIONS ON PUBLIC GATHERINGS AT THIS TIME, THERE WILL BE NO IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE AT PLANNING COMMISSION MEETINGS.
These meetings will be conducted via web-based video and teleconferencing, unless the Governor terminates the directive restricting the maximum number of persons that may gather in groups. If you desire to view or listen to these meetings, please use one of the following methods:
Use the WebEx link to join the live meeting on July 16 (password if needed is 1234). This will allow you to participate by providing real-time text messaging and speaking live to the Planning Commission. At the time an item is introduced, you must either submit your comments via real-time text or indicate that you wish to speak on the item and indicate the item number. Real-time texts will be read into the record by a City staff member at the time they are entered. (For comments submitted during the live meetings only.)
For WebEx help, please see their support site.
Watch Via Livestream
Listen Via Teleconference (audio only)
Dial into the meeting by calling 1-415-655-0001 (access code 133 104 2304)
If you desire to provide general public comment or public comment on an individual agenda item, please utilize one of the following methods available for this special meeting.
Submit Public Comment on individual agenda items, or for general public comment. You may do so via the following methods:
City of Henderson Website
(Available for comments submitted prior to 5:30 p.m., July 15, 2020.)
Planning Commission Comment Card
(For comments submitted prior to and during the live meeting.)
Be sure to include your name, ZIP code, the agenda item number on which you are providing comment, along with your comment. Please also indicate whether you want your email comment to be read on the record during the live meeting, or added to the backup materials for the record. If not specified, comments will be added to the backup materials for the record.
Note: Due to anticipated processing time, we encourage you to be prepared to provide your comments at the beginning of the Public Comment period rather than waiting until the end to be sure your text message or email is received and read into the record while the item is being considered.
How often and where are the meetings held?
The Planning Commission holds regular monthly meetings, generally on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Please view the Planning Commission Schedule
for upcoming meeting dates. Meetings begin at 6 p.m. and vary in length depending on the number of agenda items, the complexity of the applications, and the number of speakers during public hearings. Meetings are held in the City Hall Council Chambers, 240 Water Street in Henderson. To verify meeting dates, please check the agenda
or call (702) 267-1500
Support/Oppose a Planning Commission item
If you are unable to attend the Planning Commission meeting, please use the following button to provide your support/opposition for the Planning Commission item. Public Comment or comments relating to Planning Commission may be submitted by Public Comment Card before 5:30 p.m. the day before the scheduled meeting at Planning Commission Comment Card
or through Contact Henderson
. Comments can also be submitted via email to (Planning Commission) email@example.com
prior to the meeting and throughout the live meeting. Be sure to include your name, zip code, the agenda item number on which you are providing your comment, along with your comment. Please also indicate whether you want your email comment to be read on the record during the live meeting. or added to the backup materials for record. If not specified, comments will be added to the backup materials for the record.
Request an Interpreter or Communication Services for Public Meetings or Programs
The City of Henderson is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and is dedicated to providing equal access to all city-sponsored programs, services and activities for citizens with disabilities.
Planning Commission meetings are held in the Council Chambers. If you need an accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting, arrangements for a sign language interpreter or services necessary for effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities should be made as soon as possible, but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled meeting. Listening devices are available for persons with hearing impairments.
Please contact the Community Development and Services at (702) 267-1500 or TTY: 7-1-1, at least 72 hours in advance to request a sign language interpreter for Planning Commission meetings. You may also submit your request using the Contact Henderson icon.
Who can attend the meeting?
In addition to the Planning Commission and City staff, there will be applicants for each project and their representatives, as well as members of the general public.
Where can I get a copy of the agenda?
Copies of agendas will be available to the public one week prior to the meeting. They are available on our website at www.cityofhenderson.com
, at City Hall, and are posted at Paseo Verde Library, 280 South Green Valley Parkway; City Hall, 240 Water Street, 1st Floor Lobbies; Whitney Ranch Recreational Center, 1575 Galleria Drive; and Fire Station No. 86, 96 Via Antincendio. For information concerning agenda items to be considered by the Planning Commission, contact the Community Development Department through Contact Henderson
or call us at (702) 267-1500
Order of Agenda
The chairman will call the meeting to order at 6 p.m. Confirmation of posting the agenda (certifying that the items were advertised and noticed to the public), roll call, and the Pledge of Allegiance follow. The order of business is:
- Acceptance of Agenda:Items that have been continued and/or withdrawn are noted.
- Consent Agenda:Items that are not expected to be controversial are placed on consent. Any of the items on the consent agenda may be removed for discussion upon the request of the Planning Commissioners, applicants and/or their representatives, and members of the general public. These items will be pulled individually, discussed and voted on. All other consent items will be approved as one item.
- Unfinished Business: Items that have been continued from a previous meeting.
- New Business: Items that are not considered routine and have not previously been heard by the commission or items that have been heard by the Commission previously but were continued indefinitely.
The meeting concludes with public comments and staff's/chairman's business. No action will be taken during this time.
Council Chambers Dais Seating Chart for Planning Commission Meetings
Becoming familiar with the Council Chambers and designated staff is very important. This seating chart will provide assistance to you when speaking in front of the Planning Commission.
In front of the room you will notice a raised platform known as the “dais”. The top seven seats are known as the “Upper Dais” and is shown in blue on the following diagram. This is where the Chairman (6)
and Commissioners (3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9)
will preside during the meeting. These are the only individuals who will be voting on the agenda items.
The Lower Dais, as shown in purple on the following diagram, is occupied by the Asst. City Attorney (1)
, Asst. Director of Community Development (2)
, Planning Manager (10)
, Principal Planner (11)
, Minutes Clerk (12)
, A/V Operator (14)
and Planning Commission Coordinator (15)
. These designated staff provide support and assist in facilitating the meeting.