Meetings & Agendas

The City Council and Planning Commission regular meeting schedule is as follows:

City Council Meetings:

  • First Thursday of each month a Council Work Session is scheduled to begin at 6:00pm and a regular City Council meeting will be held at 7:00pm.

Planning Commission Meetings, as needed:

  • Last Monday of each month a Planning Commission Work Session is scheduled to begin at 6:00pm and a regular Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for 6:30pm.
  • Planning Commission meetings are cancelled if no business is scheduled to come before the Planning Commission. Please check with City Hall for further scheduling information.

Agendas:

Meeting agendas are posted on the City Hall bulletin board and on the website once finalized.
Download Meeting Agendas

Summary Minutes:
Download Summary Minutes

Minutes:

Minutes for City Council and Planning Commission meeting can be found here.

Public Meeting Regulations

Voting

All votes in the council meeting shall be taken by show of hands. An affirmative vote of a majority of the members voting shall be required to adopt a motion. If a motion to approve an item is defeated by the vote, the vote does not constitute an affirmative denial of the item. Instead, a Motion to Deny should immediately follow to bring closure to the item. Likewise, if a Motion to Deny an item is defeated by the vote, the vote does not constitute and affirmative approval of the item. Instead, a motion to approve should immediately follow to bring closure to the item.

A tie vote shall result in the Mayor casting a vote to break the tie. If the Mayor is unavailable to vote or must abstain such that the tie cannot be broken, the vote shall cause the motion to be defeated.

Public Participation

The Dacula City Council welcomes visitors to Council meetings. Subject to the following, the Council is willing to hear any person except a candidate for public office or an employee of the City.

Persons who wish to speak will do so at the Public Comment portion of the agenda. A time limit of ten (10) minutes is allowed for this portion of the agenda.

In order to keep the noise level down and to provide respect for the business of the Council, all cell phones must be off or on silent mode of operation during the Council meeting. Public demonstrations such as whistling or clapping are prohibited.

All persons addressing the Council shall give their name and address. The person shall state whether he / she is speaking for himself / herself or a group. The person must indicate if any family member has a personal interest in the pending matter.

Anyone wishing to speak must fill out a public comment form and hand it to the City Administrator before the meeting is in session. During the Public Comment period, the speaker must be recognized by the Mayor. A strict time limit will be applied to each speaker and depending on the number to speak.

Respect for others, civility and brevity are paramount. Disruptive behavior will not be permitted. Loud, obnoxious or unruly persons will be escorted out. Once a vote is called, no further discussion is permitted.