About Council Meetings

The City Council is currently meeting virtually during the COVID-19 declared emergency.

  • Virtual Council meetings are held the second and fourth Mondays of each month. There is a public comment opportunity at every legislative meeting. Visit the Contact City Council page for more information.
  • Virtual Work Session are held the first and third Monday of each month. This is where the Council holds detailed discussions about items they will be considering at upcoming Council meetings. 

City Council Meetings and Work Sessions can be watched live or recorded online.

Scroll to the bottom of this page for details on accessing meeting agendas and minutes, as well as Legislative Updates of action taken at Council meetings.

The following meeting information will apply when the Council returns to in-person meetings:

Regular City Council Meetings

During Regular City Council meetings, the public is welcome to address the City Council on any topic during the public comment period. Speakers must complete and submit a Speaker Slip, located in the rear of Chambers, and present it to the Clerk at the front left table. The Mayor calls forward the speakers, who may address the Council for 1 3-minute period, which shall be enforced by the Clerk. Reports from boards, commissions, or committees may be presented as 5 minute oral summaries of the written reports.

The public is also welcome to submit comments to cityclerk@fallschurchva.gov, which will be entered into the official record.

Work Sessions

  • Watch recorded online
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Monday of the month
  • Dogwood Room (formerly known as the Training Center)
    Level G of City Hall
    300 Park Ave.
Work Sessions are open to the public and are conducted to allow Council Members to discuss upcoming legislation and policy issues, but the public is not generally invited to speak.

The public is welcome to submit comments to cityclerk@fallschurchva.gov, which will be entered into the official record.

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas and Minutes for regular City Council meetings and work sessions are usually posted on the Thursday prior to the meeting. Minutes of City Council meetings are available electronically and in hard copy, from the City Clerk. To be notified when a new agenda is posted, sign up for the City Council Meetings calendar via Notify Me.

Legislative Updates


A description of legislation considered and acted upon by the City Council is available in the form of Legislative Updates. Archives of legislative updates are available from the City Clerk.

To be notified by email when a new legislative update is posted, please sign up via Notify Me.

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