Meetings are held in the Council Chambers located at the Gilbert Municipal Center, 50 East Civic Center Drive, Gilbert, Arizona, unless posted otherwise. A meeting schedule is approved in the fall for the following year. Council Meetings are held on Thursday with Town business beginning at 6:30 p.m., unless posted otherwise.
The Town of Gilbert endeavors to make all public meetings accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons needing any type of special accommodations are asked to notify the Town Clerks Office at least 72 hours in advance. Requests for accommodation made less than 72 hours in advance cannot be guaranteed.
The Clerk's Office coordinates scheduling agenda items, prepares the agenda, and produces a packet containing staff reports and related documents. The packet is generally available and posted to the website Thursday the week prior to the meeting. Council agendas may be accessed on the website. Streaming video of Council meetings held in the Council Chambers are also available on the website.
Open Meeting Law
Meetings of the Council are required to comply with the Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 38,m Article 3.1, commonly referred to as the Open Meeting Law. Meetings are public, except for Executive Sessions.
Open Meeting Law materials may be accessed in the Attorney General's Arizona Agency Handbook, Chapter 7 and the Arizona Ombudsman's Open Meeting Book.
Agendas and notices are posted at least 24 hours prior to a meeting or event.
Councilmembers may attend in person or by telephone. Items may be discussed in a different sequence than is listed on the agenda.
Draft minutes or legal actions are posted to the website within three working days of a meeting. The draft minutes contain all legal action taken.
Written minutes are prepared for Council Study Sessions; no legal action is taken at Study Sessions.
NOTICE TO PARENTS: Parents and legal guardians have the right to consent before the Town of Gilbert makes a video or voice recording of a minor child. A.R.S. §1-602.A.9. Gilbert Council Meetings are recorded and may be viewed on Channel 11 and the Gilbert website. If you permit your child to participate in the Council Meeting, a recording will be made. If your child is seated in the audience your child may be recorded, but you may request that your child be seated in a designated area to avoid recording. Please submit your request to the Town Clerk at 503-6861.