SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah mayor Otis Johnson will give his annual State of the City address Wednesday night.
It's also Savannah's first town hall meeting of 2011, and a chance for citizens to directly address their elected representatives. The city manager will give a progress report on key goals the city is trying to reach.
The State of the City address is will be held at 7 p.m. at the Savannah Civic Center. Residents will have a chance to ask questions. There are guidelines for the meeting.
Town Hall Meeting Guidelines from the city of Savannah:
- Persons who indicate a desire to speak will need to sign-in and be given a number for their place in the speaker queue.
- Each speaker is limited to three (3) minutes.
- There will be a visible timer and when it runs out the speaker is to take their seat.
- Speakers and audience are to be respectful, otherwise subject to removal by the SCMPD.
- Persons, who wish not to speak, can pick up a comment form to be filled out and turned in to City staff.
- At 9:45 p.m. public comments will end. Those not having an opportunity to speak can also obtain a comment form and turn them in to City staff.
- At the end of the public session, the Mayor and Aldermen will each have an opportunity to make a statement with a limit of three (3) minutes each.
- Meeting Adjourns.
For more information contact the Clerk of Council's Office at 912.651.6441.