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Venice Feb. 24th public workshop to focus on coastal flooding

The Wednesday, Feb. 24 Environmental Advisory Board (EAB) meeting will be held in Council chambers at City Hall. The meeting will also be simultaneously broadcast live on the City’s website and through Zoom. Some members of the EAB may participate in the meeting via Zoom and not be physically present.

This meeting will include a Coastal Flooding and Vulnerability Assessment Public Workshop. Take our Flood Risk Survey before the workshop at:

To participate in the EAB meeting on Feb. 24, which begins at 1 p.m., residents have the following options:

  1. Listen to the meeting via phone:
    You may listen to the audio only from your phone by dialing 1-929-205-6099 and when the meeting ID is requested, enter 851 3290 9228 and then press the # key.
  2. Watch the meeting online, but not participate:
    You may access the meeting by visiting Click on “In Progress” to the far right of the EAB meeting on this date.
  3. Watch the meeting online and provide public comment prior to the meeting:
    You may provide written comments by emailing or by regular mail to City Clerk Lori Stelzer, 401 W. Venice Ave., Venice, FL 34285. Provide your full name and home address and if you are a City business owner, list the business name and address. All comments received by the deadline will be distributed to board members and the appropriate staff prior to the start of the meeting.
  4. Watch the meeting online and provide public comment during the meeting:
    To request to speak during the virtual meeting, you must complete the Request to Speak form prior to the start of audience participation or the agenda topic to be placed on a list.
    You may access the form by visiting:
    You must fill out all required information or the form cannot be submitted.
  5. Attend the meeting in person at 401 W. Venice Ave., Venice, FL 34285.
    While in-person attendance is allowed, due to COVID-19 the City strongly encourages the public to participate through one of the above options instead.

Zoom Instructions:

  • For the Feb. 24 meeting, please use the meeting link to virtually attend using a computer, tablet or smartphone. Individuals who have preregistered to speak will be called upon.
  • If joining from a tablet or smartphone, you will need to download the free Zoom app from your device’s app store.
  • If joining from a computer, your computer will automatically download and install (if needed) the Zoom program. If you currently have Zoom installed on your computer, tablet or smartphone, you may join the meeting by entering the meeting ID 851 3290 9228.

For additional information or assistance, please contact the following prior to the meeting:

  1. For public comment questions: Lori Stelzer, City Clerk, or 941-882-7390
  2. For questions on connecting to the meeting: Christophe St. Luce, Director of Information Technology, or 941-882-7425