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Posted on: November 4, 2020

How to Submit Public Testimony Remotely

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The legislative building remains closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic in accordance with Governor’s Executive Order. To weigh in on resolutions and issues being considered by legislators, please choose from the following remote options to submit your testimony:


For the General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature on November 16, 2020, comments may be submitted by:

Testifying at the 4PM Public Portion via Zoom: Members of the public can address legislators on any topic of concern or specific legislation at 4PM through Zoom. Sign up to receive the meeting invitation by filling out the online form at www.scnylegislature.us/publicportion.

Testifying at a 6:30PM p.m. Public Hearing via Zoom: Members of the public can speak on a particular resolution in public hearing at 6:30PM through Zoom. Sign up to receive the meeting invitation by filling out the online form at www.scnylegislature.us/publichearing.

Recording Testimony Over the Phone: Parties can call (631) 853-3685 and leave a three-minute message about topics of concern and specific resolutions being considered by lawmakers. Residents should include their name as well as whether they are speaking about a specific resolution.

Sending Testimony By Email: Comments may be submitted in writing by emailing Clerk.Legislature@suffolkcountyny.gov.

Sending Testimony by Regular Mail: Comments may be mailed to the attention of the Clerk’s Office at the Suffolk County Legislature, William H. Rogers Building, 725 Veterans Memorial Highway, Smithtown, NY 11787.

For the November 17-20,* 2020 Committee Week, comments may be submitted by:

Nov-17---Nov-20-Committee-Meeting-Remote-Participation-FlyerRecording Testimony Over the Phone: Parties can call (631) 853-3685 and leave a three-minute message about topics of concern and specific resolutions being considered by lawmakers. Residents should include their name as well as whether they are addressing a specific committee or speaking about a specific resolution.

Sending Testimony By Email: Comments may be submitted in writing by emailing Clerk.Legislature@suffolkcountyny.gov.

Sending Testimony by Regular Mail: Comments may be mailed to the attention of the Clerk’s Office at the Suffolk County Legislature, William H. Rogers Building, 725 Veterans Memorial Highway, Smithtown, NY 11787.

*Please note committees that usually meet on Mondays will meet on Friday this cycle.

All meetings will be livestreamed at www.scnylegislature.us. Questions about how to participate or submit testimony should be directed to the Suffolk County Legislature Clerk’s office at 631-853-6351.

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