Registering & Participating in a Zoom Meeting

This start guide provides an introduction to the essentials of registering and participating in a Zoom meeting. Members of the public can join any Zoom meeting by selecting the meeting URL.

Register Using a Desktop / Laptop or Mobile Application

Prerequisites

  • Zoom Desktop Client or Mobile App

Downloading Zoom Desktop Client

  1. Go to the Zoom download page
  2. Unde Zoom Client for Meetings, select download
  3. Once installed, Zoom will open automatically

Downloading Zoom Mobile App

  1. Go to your Play Store (Android users) or Apple Store (iPhone users).
  2. Follow the prompts to download and install the Zoom application.

Register to Join a Zoom Meeting via URL (Web Browser)

  1. Use the Meeting URL available via meeting notice/ public meeting calendar/ social media.
  2. Fill out your First Name, Last Name, and Email Address as required.
  3. If you would like to provide comments during a public hearing or during the public comment portion of any meeting, select the box which applies. If you are viewing only, select the "Viewing Only" box.

Register to Join a Zoom Meeting via URL (Mobile App)Webinar Confirmation

  1. Click the Meeting URL available via meeting notice/ public meeting calendar/ social media.
  2. Fill out your First Name, Last Name, and Email Address as required.
  3. If you would like to provide comments during a public hearing or during the public comment portion of any meeting, select the box which applies. If you are viewing only, select the "Viewing Only" box.
  4. After you select Register you will automatically receive an email confirmation containing information about how to join the meeting.

On the Day of the Meeting

  1. Open the email you received immediately after registering.
  2. Scroll down and click on "Click Here to Join".
  3. Please note that you will be redirected to enter the Zoom platform If you have the ZoomClient already installed on your computer or the Zoom app on your cell phone/tablet.
  4. If you have not downloaded Zoom Client on your computer or the Zoom app on your phone/tablet, then you will be asked to download and run Zoom.

To Speak Remotely at a Meeting

  1. Please note that you will remain on mute until you are recognized to speak.
  2. When your name is called, you will have the option to unmute yourself.
  3. If you are providing a public comment regarding the agenda and general matters of the city, you will have 3 minutes to speak.
  4. If you are providing a public comment regarding a public hearing item, you will have 5 minutes to speak.

My Webinar Confirmation Email ScreenshotRegister Using a Telephone

Register to Join a Zoom Meeting via URL

  1. Select the Meeting URL available via meeting notice/ public meeting calendar/ social media.
  2. Fill out your First Name, Last Name, and Email Address as required.
  3. If you would like to provide comments during a public hearing or during the public comment portion of any meeting, select the box which applies. If you are viewing only, select the "Viewing Only" box.
  4. After you Select Register you will automatically receive an email confirmation containing information about how to join the meeting.

On the Day of the Meeting

  1. Open the email you received immediately after registering.
  2. Dial the telephone number provided in the email.
  3. Enter the meeting ID: it is the number provided at the end of the email.
  4. Please note that upon joining you will remain on mute until you are recognized to speak.
  5. If you are providing public comment, when your name is called, you will have the option to unmute yourself.