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Posted on: November 4, 2020

How to Submit Public Comment In Person or Remotely

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A public hearing for the 2022 Operating Budget will be held on October 14th at 11:30 a.m. where members of the public can address legislators before the 2022 Operating Budget is finalized. Members of the public may also submit comments during the Joint Committee Meetings on October 13th and 14th

Those interested in addressing the Legislature on either in person or via Zoom can do so on either the October 13th or October 14th at the Joint Committee Meetings or on October 14th at the Public Hearing.  Speakers should sign-up by filling out a speaker card here: https://www.scnylegislature.us/OBPublicHearing. Regardless of vaccination status, visitors will be required to wear masks and practice social distancing while inside the Legislature.

The Suffolk County Legislature’s 2022 Operating Budget Working Group will meet beginning October 12th at 9:30 a.m. in a hybrid fashion utilizing Zoom in conjunction with in person appearances. The working group schedule is as follows and will be live streamed at www.scnylegislature.us. Please remember, while these are informal working group meetings that will conducted in full view of the public, there is NO PUBLIC PORTION FOR SPEAKERS.

  • Tuesday, October 12, 2021 (BRO Overview) 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 15, 2021 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Monday, October 18, 2021 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 19, 2021 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 20, 2021 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The County Executive’s 2022 Recommended Operating Budget can be found at https://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Elected-Officials/County-Executive/Online-Documents

The legislature is expected to vote on the 2022 Operating Budget and any proposed amendments at its on November 3rd during a special  meeting, which will start at 1 p.m. 

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