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Virtual Meeting of the Tawas City Council

Virtual Meeting of the Tawas City Council
Virtual Meeting Notice
Monday, August 17, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

In accordance with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ recommendations designed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Executive Order 2020-154 declaring public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act can use telephone or video conferencing technology to meet and conduct business, the Tawas City Council will hold an electronic meeting via telephone/video conferencing at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 17, 2020, for the purpose of essential business operations.

Members of the public wishing to participate in the meeting through electronic means will have access to the meeting through the following methods:

ELECTRONIC CITY COUNCIL MEETING ACCESS

For individuals who may wish to give public comment, the method for providing public comment during this remote-participation meeting is to click on the link (or copy and paste to your browser) or call the following numbers:

Topic: City Council Meeting
Time: Aug 17, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86040405345?pwd=dFJPWTgvOFlTMnNRRjhySkZMcStiQT09

Meeting ID: 860 4040 5345
Passcode: 118831
One tap mobile
+13017158592,,86040405345# US (Germantown)
+13126266799,,86040405345# US (Chicago)

Participant ID is not required.
Virtual participants and those calling in will be able to hear the audio of the City Council meeting and make comments as specified below.

ELECTRONIC CITY COUNCIL MEETING PARTICIPATION

The following are the procedures by which persons may contact members of the public body to provide input or ask questions about any business that will come before it.

• To help meeting flow and organization, all public comment—will be taken during the public comments section only.
* Virtual audience:
1. The Mayor will announce that we have reached our public comments section.
2. The Mayor will ask the moderator to announce the first person who wishes to speak. At this point, the moderator will unmute the person.
3. The Mayor will greet the person, ask them to state their first/last name, home address and limit their comments to 3 minutes.
4. The moderator will mute the participant.
* Phone-in audience: To make a public comment, press *9 to raise your hand.
1. The Mayor will announce that we have reached our public comments section. At this point, the moderator will unmute the person.
2. The Mayor will ask the moderator to announce the first person who wishes to speak.
3. The Mayor will greet the person, ask them to state their first/last name, home address and limit their comments to 3 minutes.
4. The moderator will mute the participant.
• NOTE: We will complete steps 2-4 until all public comments have been heard.

If you would like to contact a member of the Tawas City Council about any matter, on the agenda or otherwise, please do so via the email addresses below by 2:00 pm prior to the meeting:

• City Manager, Annge Horning: [email protected]
• Mayor, Ken Cook: [email protected]
• Mayor Pro-Tem, Bryan McMurray: [email protected]
• Council Member, Jon Studley: [email protected]
• Council Member, Kane Kelly: [email protected]
• Council Member, Mike Russo: [email protected]
• Council Member, Jackie Masich: [email protected]
• Council Member, Jill VanDreissche: [email protected]
• Clerk, Michelle Westcott: [email protected]

The City of Tawas City will provide reasonable auxiliary aids as needed such as Closed Captioning. If other aids and services are needed for individuals with disabilities please contact the City Clerk, at [email protected].

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