Please check this page regularly and again before the board meeting starts as it will be updated with additional information to facilitate the public’s participation in the meeting.
Details for September 22, 2023 Santa Ana Regional Board Meeting
You only need to review this page if you want to comment. Watching the webcast remains unchanged. https://cal-span.org/
Information about participating in the Santa Ana Regional Board’s remote meeting is further down on this page and should be reviewed before joining the meeting. Once you have reviewed details on this page, and obtained the Meeting ID and password, you may join the meeting as early as 8:45 a.m. on the meeting day.
Instructions for obtaining Meeting ID and password are below.
You do not need to create a Zoom account to join the meeting.
Beginning with the June 3, 2022 Santa Ana Regional Water Board meeting, Board Members and staff will resume in-person meetings with a physical meeting location open to the public. Members of the public who wish to observe or to address the members may join the Board Members at the noticed, physical location, or may use the Zoom application to address the Board from a remote location. Members of the public will also be able to listen to and watch the meeting on: https://cal-span.org/
The Board asks for patience and cooperation. While every effort has been made to streamline the experience and conduct meetings in the manner to which our stakeholders have grown accustomed, there may be technical issues and human error. We will attempt to correct any issues that arise as soon as we can.
Individuals who require special accommodations are requested to contact Jessica Baenre by phone at: (951) 782-3285 or by email at: email@example.com
The webcast can be viewed through most web browsers from this page: https://cal-span.org/. (closed captioning available).
Individuals who only want to watch or listen should use this option as it preserves interactive meeting resources for those who are commenting on items.
Members of the public who wish to provide oral comments may join the Board Members and staff at the noticed meeting location. Alternatively, if a member of the public wishes to address the Board Members from a remote location, the Santa Ana Regional Water Board will continue using the Zoom application to allow remote participation by the public. With the remote participation option, you can either call in or use a computer or mobile device (e.g., mobile phone or tablet) to participate via audio or video conference.
If you want to use your phone to provide comments but follow along with the video presentations (e.g., because you do not have or want to use a computer microphone or camera), you can do so, but the computer or mobile device will need to be connected to the Zoom meeting using the steps below for “Participating via Video Conference.” When connecting to the Zoom meeting through a computer or mobile device select the option that you are participating by phone call. The Zoom service will give you a participant number that you can then enter on your phone.
Persons speaking at Regional Water Board meetings are accustomed to filling out a speaker card. To allow for a more orderly process of identifying speakers in advance, the Regional Water Board will use virtual speaker cards. The virtual speaker card will allow the Board Clerk to identify commenters interested in a particular item, locate them within the Zoom meeting waiting list, and unmute them so they can address the Board at the appropriate time.
To request to speak on an item and to receive the meeting password:
After you submit the online registration form, you will receive an email with the Zoom weblink and phone numbers to participate in the meeting. If you do not receive a confirmation email with the Zoom information after filling out the online registration form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 951-782-3285.
If you do not complete the online registration form by the deadline, please do so as soon as you can. You cannot participate in the Zoom meeting until you receive an email with the Meeting ID and password. This means you may need to begin watching the webcast available at: https://cal-span.org/.
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