Listings of Upcoming Electronic Meetings
The City of Coldwater LDFA will hold an Electronic Regular Meeting through Zoom, beginning at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, April 27th, 2021, for purpose of conducting such business that comes before them. Read on...
The City of Coldwater City Council will hold an Electronic Regular Meeting through Zoom, beginning at 5:30 PM on Monday, April 26, 2021, for purpose of conducting such business that comes before them. Read on...
Meetings will take place electronically due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, current rates of infection in Branch County, social distancing requirements and gathering limitations in orders issued under the Public Health Code by Michigan’s Director of Health and Human Services and pursuant to authorization for remote meetings found in Michigan’s Open Meetings Act, MCL 15.263, as amended in Public Act 254 of 2020, authorizing remote meetings pursuant to established procedures in the event of a statewide or local state of emergency or disaster declared pursuant to law, charter, or local ordinance to preserve the personal health or safety of members of the public or the public body and the Coldwater City Council’s declaration of a local state of emergency on March 22, 2021 in Resolution No. 21-18, which extended the authority for City Council and boards to conduct remote meetings until August 31, 2021, and the Branch County Board of Commissioners’ December 8, 2020 declaration 2020-09 of a local state of emergency which extended authority to conduct remote meetings until December 31, 2021.
Electronic Meeting Access
Instructions on how to access each meeting will be included in every official published agenda and meeting notice. Those calling in will be able to hear the audio of the meeting, but their microphones will be muted. Callers who do not wish to give public comment are encouraged to view the meeting while it is being live-streamed on YouTube or on Skitter channel 61.
Directions for Public 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 at the beginning of the meeting and again at the end of the meeting.
- Phone-in audience: To make a public comment during a public comment period, enter *9 on your telephone, and state your name and express your interest when called upon to do so.
- The time limit for an individual’s public comments shall remain five minutes.
If you would like to contact the meeting’s participants about any matter, on the agenda or otherwise, please do so via email at least an hour and a half before the meeting. If you wish your email to be read at the meeting, please specify so in your email.