The Beach Preservation Commission investigates, researches, and makes recommendations to the City Council and the City Manager on general coastal topics, studies and programs, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Protecting and enhancing the shoreline (e.g., littoral cells, and sea level rise)
  • Preventing beach erosion
  • Preserving and maintaining beaches for the safety and optimum enjoyment of the public. (Ord. CS-452 § 2, 2023)
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Search for Agendas and Minutes not listed below. Documents that predate February 2020 use "Beach Preservation Committee" to search.


Agendas and supporting materials for the next meeting and meetings over the last three months are linked below. Materials for meetings taking place before that are available on our online public records portal (for meetings before February 2020, use "Beach Preservation Committee" as your search term).

How to participate

The city welcomes your involvement. Meetings are open to the public and can be watched live on the city website.

Comment in person

  • Fill out a speaker request form, located in the foyer.
  • Submit the form to the Clerk before the item begins.
  • When it’s your turn, the Clerk will call your name and invite you to the podium.
  • Speakers have three minutes, unless the presiding officer (usually the chair) changes that time.
  • You may not give your time to another person, but groups can select a single speaker as long as three other members of your group are present. Group representatives have 10 minutes unless that time is changed by the presiding officer or the commission.

Comment in writing

  • Email comments to Comments received by 10 a.m. the day of the meeting will be shared with the commission prior to the meeting. When e-mailing comments, please identify in the subject line the agenda item to which your comments relate.
  • All comments received will be included as part of the official record. Written comments will not be read out loud.

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