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Virtual Board Meeting Access Instructions

On March 17, 2020, the Governor issued Executive Order N-29-20 suspending certain provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act in order to allow for local legislative bodies to conduct their meetings telephonically or by other electronic means.  Pursuant to the Shelter-in-Place Order issued by the San Mateo County Health Officer on March 16, 2020, as revised on March 31, 2020, the statewide Shelter-in-Place Order issued by the Governor in Executive Order N-33-20 on March 19, 2020, and the CDC’s social distancing guidelines which discourage large public gatherings, the Boardroom will not be open for the May 20, 2020 Regular Meeting of the San Mateo County Board of Harbor Commissioners.  The Meeting will be conducted remotely via video/teleconference.

The Public may watch and/or participate in the public meeting by joining the meeting through the Zoom Videoconference link provided below.  The public may also join the meeting by calling the below listed teleconference phone number.  Further instructions on how to make public comments throughout the videoconference or teleconference will be provided at the District website at

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable modification or accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), please contact Lori Milward, Acting Deputy Secretary at or (650) 583-4400 prior to this meeting for assistance.



The meeting will begin at 1:00 pm.  Whether you participate online or by phone, you may wish to "arrive" early so that you can address any technology questions prior to the start.



Each Meeting will have a Unique Link please look in the current Agenda for instructions. 

If you have not used Zoom on your computer before, you will be prompted to download and install the Zoom software on your computer. If it is already installed, you may still be prompted to allow Zoom to run. Please enable the software to download and run to join the meeting via computer.



If you would like to speak during the public comment portion of the meeting, you have the following options:

  • ONLINE: Raise your hand in the meeting controls at the bottom of your screen or use the chat function to submit your comments. Comments made via chat are visible to all participants.
  • If you plan to use the chat function, please ensure the drop-down box is set to “Everyone”, and not to one Host in particular. Private chat messages can not be addressed.


  • PHONE: Press *9 to raise your hand to request to be unmuted to make comments.

Note: Please request to speak using the method from which you prefer to comment. For example, if you are joining via computer (for viewing) and phone (for audio/commenting), please raise your hand by dialing *9 on the phone if you wish to use your phone to speak. If you wish to use your computer, please raise hand using the meeting controls at the bottom of your screen.