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City Council Electronic Meeting

April 13, 2020 @ 5:30 pm

City Council information can be found here.

If you have an item that requires City Council approval, please have the item to the City Clerk’s office by 12:00 PM on the Wednesday preceeding the meeting.

Location Wakefield Municipal Building, 509 Sunday Lake Street, Wakefield, MI 49968

Pursuant to the provisions of Executive Order No. 2020-15 issued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer on March 18, 2020, notice is hereby given that the City of Wakefield City Council will hold an electronic public meeting on April 13, 2020 beginning at 5:30 p.m. This meeting is a regularly scheduled meeting of the Wakefield City Council.
The reasons for holding an electronic public meeting are to limit the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) and to remain in compliance with Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-21, which prohibits any public gathering through April 15, 2020.
The electronic public meeting will be held as a web-conference, using Webex Software. The public may participate in the electronic public meeting by two options:
Audio Only
The meeting may be accessed by phone by calling 408.418.9388 and entering the access code 797 745 552 when prompted. The public will be able to listen to all discussion by Council members and will be permitted to speak for up to 3 minutes during the public comment sections of the agenda. Please mute until you would like to speak, the City Will mute all lines at the beginning of the meeting. You may mute and unmute your phone line by dialing 6 on your phone at the appropriate time.
Audio and Visual (Optional)
To access the meeting’s audio and visual feed, click the following link https://citymanager.my.webex.com/citymanager.my/j.php?MTID=ma7b1e11763e3b3f7ed4f13b155fd7862
Meeting Access Code 797 745 552
Meeting Password: Wakefield1
Accessing the meeting using Audio and Visual Software will require you to enter your name and email address, which is not required per Executive Order 2020-15 to participate in a public meeting of the City Council. If you would like to remain anonymous, please utilize the Audio Only procedure as outlined above.
Americans with Disabilities Act Accommodations
If you have any issues with attending the meeting virtually due to ADA difficulties, please contact Sue Ahonen at clerk@cityofwakefield.org or 906.229.5131 ext 1002 at least 48 hours before the meeting. Individuals can call 711 for relay support.
Members of the public, whether or not they are joining the electronic public meeting, may submit written comments and questions regarding any matter, including items of business that will come before the City Council. Written comments and questions may be submitted at any time. Those submitted prior to 12:00 noon on Friday, April 10, 2020 will be copied and included in the agenda packet for the meeting. Those submitted subsequent to 12:00 noon on Friday, April 10, 2020 but prior to the citizen comments portion of the agenda will be read aloud during the public comment portion of the agenda. Those submitted subsequent to the public comment portion of the agenda will be read aloud during the extended public comment section of the agenda. The City reserves the right to summarize long written comments and questions rather than reading them aloud but will provide City Council members the full text of these comments subsequent to the meeting.
To be considered for inclusion in the agenda packet or to be read aloud during the meeting, public comments and questions must include the name and home address of the person submitting them and must not include language that would be considered vulgar or be interpreted as hate speech or fighting words. The comments and questions should also indicate the date of the electronic public meeting for which they are being submitted.
Written comments and questions should be submitted to clerk@cityofwakefield.org
Persons with disabilities who require assistance in order to participate in the electronic public meeting should contact the City at the earliest opportunity by emailing clerk@cityofwakefield.org or by calling 906-229-5131 ext. 1002.
Councilmember Emails
Dale White whited@cityofwakefield.org
Mayor Pro-Tem
Amy Tarro tarroa@cityofwakefield.org
Scott Heikkila heikkilas@cityofwakefield.org
James Anderson andersonj@cityofwakefield.org
Kay Wiita wiitak@cityofwakefield.org

The City of Wakefield is an equal opportunity provider and employer


April 13, 2020
5:30 pm


Wakefield Muncipal Building
509 Sunday Lake St
Wakefield, MI 49968 United States
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