In general, City Council meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., unless otherwise designated. Click here for the City’s schedule.
However during July and August, the Council will be only once a month. Council meetings are open to members of the public, who are welcome to speak at the designated public comment times. Members of the public wishing to speak are advised to contact the City Clerk prior to the meeting.
Council Caucus meetings are generally held the Monday prior to the Council meeting. However during the summer, the July and August meetings will be held at 10 a.m. The purpose of caucuses is to discuss agenda items for the upcoming meeting. Caucuses are open to the public, however, there is no opportunity for the public to speak. The Council may also hold closed caucuses during which the public is excluded. In addition, the council may hold a pre-meeting caucus one-half hour prior to any scheduled council meeting.
Note that all caucuses are held in the Efrain Rosario Memorial Caucus Room, City Hall, 280 Grove Street.
VIRTUAL MEETING ADVISORY
In an effort to adhere to social distancing protocols and best practices imposed by City and State authorities due to the current health crisis, the City of Jersey City has canceled all public meetings and closed non-essential services as of March 16, 2020 until further notice. As a result, this council meeting will be held virtually as a video conference with public access.
The August meeting can be viewed here – Virtual Municipal Council Meeting Link