Although the Suffolk County Legislature building remains closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still several ways to participate in upcoming meetings remotely, including a new option to video conference into public hearings.
To weigh in on resolutions and issues being considered by legislators, please choose between the following options to submit your testimony:
For Committee Meetings, comments may be submitted by:
Please note our next Committee Meeting cycle is Monday, June 15- Thursday, June 18.
Recording Testimony Over the Phone: A new initiative, parties can now 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 or addressing a specific committee.
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 General Meetings, comments may be submitted by:
Please note our next General Meeting is June 23rd.
Testify on any topic at the 4:00 p.m. Public Portion via Zoom: Members of the public can address legislators on any topic of concern or specific legislation at the June 23rd General Meeting at 4:00 p.m. through Zoom. Sign up to receive the meeting invitation by filling out the online form at www.scnylegislature.us/publicportion.
Testifying at a 6:30 p.m. Public Hearing via Zoom: Members of the public can testify at public hearings scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on June 23rd through Zoom. For a list of hearings and to sign up to speak, fill 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 any topic 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.
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.