Queen Creek’s new Public Safety and Council Chambers provides council members, administration, and staff a technology-enabled environment for planning, protecting, and further developing their community. The building offers modern capabilities broadcast and an adaptable infrastructure to support the community’s shifting needs for years to come.
The community chambers encourages member collaboration through its fixed semi-circle configuration. Cameras feed the media streaming system for videoconferencing. A technical lighting system reinforces video quality. Two large classrooms also serve as council overflow spaces.
Additional technology systems in the community chambers include a large projection screen, speech and program audio reinforcement, a digital voting system, video preview and streaming systems, and an audiovisual control system at the clerk position.
Executive council rooms provide presentation spaces for the community’s various committees. Large flat panel displays are centered around crescent moon-shaped tables that seat fifteen people. Displays are controlled through two separate connection points that support BYOD device presentation. Conference rooms provide additional meeting spaces for the council and subcommittees. Auxiliary support rooms include private offices, interview rooms, and observation rooms.
Public areas include the administrative assistance area, circulation desk, and lobby. The community chambers sends both audio and video signals to flat panel displays disbursed throughout these locations providing a live broadcast feed of meetings and presentations.