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City of Huntington Beach to Hold Virtual City Council Meetings During the Current Surge in COVID-19 Cases

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Starting Tuesday, January 19, 2021, Huntington Beach City Council meetings will be held virtually, in keeping with the Governor’s mandate to limit in-person gatherings that can spread COVID-19.  Orange County is experiencing an unprecedented surge in cases and a critical shortage of ICU beds, and the City is committed to implementing all proven measures that will protect the health and safety of Huntington Beach. 

“The health and safety of our residents is our highest priority, and online Council meetings are just one of several steps we’re taking to protect our community during this pandemic,” says Mayor Kim Carr.  “During this historic surge, we can’t afford to disregard public health guidelines that can save lives and restore our local economy, and we plan to do our part.”

At this time, a majority of the 34 cities in Orange County conducts their City Council meetings exclusively online.  Nearby cities with virtual meetings include Seal Beach, Westminster, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Irvine and Costa Mesa.

Huntington Beach City Council meetings begin at 6 p.m. on the first and third Monday of every month, with the exception of the next meeting, which has been moved to Tuesday, January 19 due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, January 18.

View the Meetings and Agendas

The City offers several ways to view City Council meetings live or on-demand.  City Council meetings are livestreamed on HBTV Channel 3 and the City’s website and also replayed on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6 p.m.  In addition, meetings are archived for on-demand viewing at the City’s HBTV Cablecast page or any Roku or Apple device by downloading the Cablecast Screenweave App and searching for the City of Huntington Beach channel.

To access current and archived City Council meeting agendas, please visit the City’s website.

Make Public Comment during the Meeting

The public comment process remains an integral part of City Council meetings, and the City continues to offer several participation methods.  Attendees may provide comment on agendized or non-agenized items by visiting www.zoom.us or calling (669) 900-6833 and then entering webinar ID 971 5413 0528.  Each attendee will be prompted to speak when the City Clerk announces their name or the last 3 digits of their phone number.  Attendees will have up to three minutes to make public comment.

Members of the public may also email communications to SupplementalComm@surfcity-hb.org.  These communications will be announced, but not read, and placed into the administrative record during the Supplemental Communications portion of each meeting.  Emails regarding agenda items and sent to City.Council@surfcity-hb.org will also be treated as Supplemental Communications.

Stay Informed

The City of Huntington Beach encourages the community to continue participating in meetings and staying informed by visiting the City’s website at www.HuntingtonBeachCA.gov, the City’s COVID-19 website at www.HBReady.com, or its social media platforms on Facebook (@cityofhb), Instagram (@cityofhb), Twitter (@cityofhbpio) and Next Door.  In addition, the public may sign up here for an email subscription to the bi-weekly City Manager’s Report.

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Keeping Our Community Safe & Informed

City Services Call Center 

Available Monday through Friday 9am-5pm: 

(714) 536-5511

 Address:

2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
USA

The City of Huntington Beach is committed to keeping our community and visitors informed of current events in our community. The purpose of this page is to foster transparency and increase the sharing of information. During the COVID-19 outbreak, the City of Huntington Beach will make every effort to to update this page when updates are received from our local, state and federal partners.

Postponed/Canceled Events

The following events in the City of Huntington Beach have been postponed or cancelled. The City is actively working with event promoters to hold these events in the future.

CANCELLED

August 24-September 13 – US Open

September 5 – 6 – Civil War Days

September 18 – 20 – Great Pacific Airshow

October 1-4 – AVP

POSTPONED

May 9-10 – Sunset Beach Art Festival

Weekly Surf City Nights

RESCHEDULED

September 12 – Cruise in Car Show

October 11 – Cars and Copters

If you are a senior and in need of assistance, please call (714) 536-5600

Who Is Considered Higher Risk?

Older Adults (People aged 65 and older)
People who have serious chronic medical conditions like:

  • Heart Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Lung Disease

Watch for symptons & What Should You Do?

  • Pay attention for potential COVID-19 symptoms
    • Fever
    • Cough
    • Shortness of Breath
  • If you develop emergency warning signs of COVID-19 get medical attention immediately.
    • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
    • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
    • New confusion or inability to arouse
    • Bluish lips or face
  • If you feel like you are developing symptoms.
  • Stay home and call your doctor
  • Call your healthcare provider and let them know about your symptoms.
  • If you are not sick enough to be hospitalized, you can recover at home.  Follow CDC instructions for how to take care of yourself at home.
  • Get medical attention immediately if you have any of the emergency warning signs listed.

What can you do if you have a family member or friend who is at higher risk?

  • Ensure that they have enough supplies on hand and offer to help them get more if needed.
  • Know what medications they are taking and see if you can help them have extra on hand.
  • Communicate regularly with neighbors, friends, and family to support them.
  • Be cognizant of people visiting their home and inform them what to do to stay safe.
    • Stay home
    • Avoid touching high traffic surfaces in public places.
    • Social distancing
  • If you are feeling ill please avoid visiting.

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