You have successfully registered to attend a City of Batavia virtual meeting. Here is some basic information to help make your experience productive.
During this pandemic, the City is hosting hybrid public meetings (in person and virtual) or full virtual public meetings in a digital format. You will see a registration link in the header of each meeting agenda for residents who wish to participate at the meeting. The City of Batavia uses GoToWebinar for the virtual/digital portion of the meetings. We explain below how to join and participate in a virtual meeting.
Register for a Meeting?
To register for a meeting as an Attendee, you will need to enter your name and email address on the registration page. After you register, a meeting link will be sent to you in an email. The email will provide instructions on how to join the meeting, the meeting information, and how to add this meeting to your calendar.
How to Join the Meeting?
Within the email sent after you register, there is a link to join the meeting. Look for the Join Webinar button under the heading of How to Join the Webinar - see image below. You can also join a meeting using the phone number in the email or from the phone number posted on the agenda. You will need to use the PIN provided on the agenda.
How do I Participate?
During the meetings, the Mayor or Alderman who is running the meeting will ask if anyone wishes to address the City Council. They may also ask if any residents wish to comment on a particular agenda item. During this opportunity, digital Attendees can ask a question by raising your (virtual) hand. The Raise Hand icon on top right of screen or listed under Attendees in the Webinar Control Panel. Questions asked from a phone Attendee can be directed to the email or phone number provided on the agenda before 5 pm on the meeting date.