Virtual Public Hearing Instructions

Due to current health precautions associated with the Coronavirus, the City of Kuna is providing alternative ways for the community to submit comments at public hearings.

Below please find information on ways you can participate remotely in public meetings.

Should you have ADA needs which exceed the below options, please know we will do our best to accommodate your participation. We will contact you and let you know other ways to participate. Please email the Clerk’s office at CityClerk@KunaID.gov.

  • Your name
  • Address
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Date of Public Hearing
  • Case number or Identification of Public Hearing

Thank you for your understanding as we use these measures during this time to comply with the current health guidelines.

Below are instructions to watch virtual meetings without interacting

You can watch a live stream of the meeting online at the following location: https://www.facebook.com/CityofKunaIdaho/

APPLICANT AND PUBLIC WRITTEN AND ORAL HEARING TESTIMONY PROCESS:


Written - In Advance to be included in the Agenda Packet that is distributed to the Decision-Making body.

  1. Submit any option prior to 5:00 pm the Thursday before Public Hearing meeting. Late submissions will not be included in the packet but will be provided at the meeting.
  2. Submit testimony via our website on the Public Testimony Form. This form will email directly to the City for inclusion in the Agenda Packet.
  3. Submit testimony via email to PublicHearingTestimony@KunaID.gov
  4. Submit via mail to:
    City of Kuna
    Attention: City Clerk
    PO Box 13
    Kuna ID 83634

 Written – Up to noon the day of the Public Hearing

  1. Submit any option prior to noon the day of the Public Hearing meeting. Late submissions will not be included.
  2. Submit testimony via our website on the Public Testimony Form
  3. Submit testimony via email to  PublicHearingTestimony@KunaID.gov
  4. Submit via mail to:
    City of Kuna
    Attention: City Clerk
    PO Box 13
    Kuna ID 83634

Oral – Via electronic call is allowed based on Governor Little’s Open Meeting Law suspension proclamation of March 13, 2020 until testimony in person is allowed.

  1. Submit request no later than noon the day of the Public Hearing meeting.
  2. Email  PublicHearingTestimony@KunaID.gov
    • Your name
    • Address
    • Phone Number you will be calling from to give testimony
    • Email Address
    • Date of Public Hearing
    • Case number or Identification of Public Hearing
  3. Watch your email for a reply email with the information to join the meeting electronically. (Check your spam/junk folder as a precaution)
  4. Follow the dial in information.
  5. Call into the virtual lobby a minimum of 5 minutes prior to the meeting.

 Tips and Information:

  • Your carrier rates may apply
  • Follow the prompts
  • Call a minimum of 5 minutes prior to the meeting
  • Until the host joins (City) you will be in a virtual lobby
  • Call courtesy is appreciated
    • Mute your phone when not speaking
    • If using a cell or cordless phone, please remain in one location
    • Please minimize background noise and seek a quiet location
  • Listen for your name during the meeting to be ready to testify
  • The City will unmute you so you can testify (We may need to identify you by your call-in number so please be sure you have included the number you will be calling from when you make your request)
  • State your name and address for the record
  • You will be limited to the standard 3 minutes for testimony and then muted for the remainder of the meeting unless there are questions for you
  • You may leave the meeting at anytime