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Hybrid Public Meetings Guide: Table of Contents
Hybrid Public Meetings Guide: Table of Contents

A reference guide for organizations looking to continue remote access for residents while

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Written by Jay Dawkins
Updated over a week ago

As communities emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and a new chapter in public engagement, Hybrid Public Meetings have proven to be a great way to improve access and expand participation for residents, and increase efficiency, transparency and compliance with open meeting laws for governing bodies. This improved accountability offers a win-win for the public and for government.

If you're new to the concept of hybrid public meetings and its benefits, learn more with this high-level overview about how combined in-person and virtual public meetings are reshaping public engagement and democracy.


Select a meeting format

Select a venue

Staff your meeting

Prep work

Create your meeting

Setup Registration

Ensure accessibility compliance

Meeting Notifications

Day-of Action Items

Venue setup

Virtual setup

Running your hybrid public meeting meeting

Welcoming in-person participants

Facilitating Participation

Post-meeting follow-up

Public-facing page

Note - many of the steps and resources included here require a 'Complete' license for the Public Input Engagement Hub or the Public Input Meetings module. To learn more about plans, visit or drop us a note in the chat bubble at the bottom right of the page.

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