How to watch virtual Katy, Fort Bend County and Waller County public meetings April 13-17

Although public meetings will be livestreamed, residents will still have ways to voice their opinions during public comment. (Courtesy Pexels)
Although public meetings will be livestreamed, residents will still have ways to voice their opinions during public comment. (Courtesy Pexels)

Although public meetings will be livestreamed, residents will still have ways to voice their opinions during public comment. (Courtesy Pexels)



Katy-area municipalities and counties are providing livestreaming options for members of the public to watch their meetings during the coronavirus pandemic.


Katy City Council


When: 6:30 p.m. April 13

Where: www.zoom.com or 888-475-4499 with meeting ID 390 481 959

How to participate during public comment: When the mayor announces it is time for public comment during the meeting, a moderator will field calls from the teleconference line and Zoom meeting, and residents will be able to speak and raise questions and comments.

Items of note:


Council will discuss and consider taking action on:

  • removing a stop sign at the intersection of Franz and Bartlett roads;

  • adding a 30 mph speed limit sign along Pin Oak Road at I-10; and

  • designating a local health authority.



Fort Bend County Commissioners Court


When: 1 p.m. April 14

Where: www.fortbendcountytx.gov/government/departments/administration-of-justice/commissioners-court/live-streaming-video

How to participate during public comment: Residents must fill out a form available at the top of this webpage. and email it to fbc.judge@fortbendcountytx.gov by 11 a.m. April 14. The county will respond to the email with an access code to participate in the virtual meeting.

Items of note:

The court will discuss and consider taking action on:

  • waiving passenger fares on public transportation trips; and

  • setting up a warehouse for organizing and distributing in-kind donations related to the COVID-19 pandemic.



Waller County Commissioners Court


When: 9 a.m. April 15

Where: www.co.waller.tx.us/page/comm.wcccvideo

How to participate during public comment: Residents must call 979-921-6212 for local callers or 800-576-1131 for nonlocal callers and enter the code 14329937 when prompted. The court will invite the public to speak, and after that time, the teleconference line will be closed.

Items of note:

The court will discuss and consider taking action on:

  • recognizing April as Child Abuse Awareness and prevention month; and

  • amending county policies related to COVID-19.

By Jen Para
Jen joined Community Impact Newspaper in fall 2018 as the editor of the Katy edition. She covers education, transportation, local government, business and development in the Katy area.


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