Meetings & Agendas

Regular Meeting Schedule

City Council Meetings

First Thursday of each month a Council worksession is held at 6:00pm and a regular City Council meeting is scheduled for 7:00pm.

Planning Commission Meetings, as needed

Last Monday of each month a Planning Commission worksession 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, Summary Minutes, and Minutes

Minutes

Minutes for City Council and Planning Commission meetings can be found on Municode.

Agendas and Summary Minutes (May 1, 2021 to present)

Meeting agendas and summary minutes are posted on the Agenda and Summary Minutes webpage once completed. Summary minutes are tentative documents, have not been ratified or approved by the Mayor and Council of the City of Dacula, and are not binding on the City or any office.

Agendas and Summary Minutes (prior to April 30, 2021)

Agendas and summary minutes prior to April 30, 2021 are available to view and download by visiting the Historical Agenda webpage and the Historical Summary Minutes webpage respectively.


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.