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[ARCHIVED] Electronic Meeting of the Coldwater Downtown Development Authority Scheduled Sept. 2, 2020 at 10 AM

Electronic Meeting of the City of Coldwater Downtown Development Authority 

Telephone Conferencing Meeting Notice

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 10 a.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 2020-129, which declared that public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act may use telephone or video conferencing technology to meet and conduct business, the City of Coldwater Downtown Development Authority will hold a Special Meeting via telephone conferencing at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, for the purpose of discussion and possible action on the Board’s position on Amendment to Recreational Marihuana Ordinance, and for the approval of the Regular Minutes of August 26, 2020. For current and up-to-date information regarding the coronavirus, visit: or

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


For individuals who may wish to give public comment, the method for providing public comment during this remote-participation meeting is to call the following toll-free numbers: 

1-888-475-4499 or 1-877-853-5257 (Meeting ID: 817 9172 6605) A Participant ID is not required. 

Callers wishing to give public comment may call in before the meeting starts and wait in a “virtual waiting room.” These instructions will be included in every official published agenda of the Coldwater Downtown Development Authority. Those calling in will be able to hear the audio of the Coldwater Downtown Development Authority meeting, yet their microphone will be muted. Callers who do not wish to give public comment are encouraged to view the meeting livestreamed on YouTube at, and also on Skitter Channel 61. ELECTRONIC COLDWATER 


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, and consistent with Coldwater Downtown Development Authority procedures, all public comment will be taken during public comment periods 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, press *9 on a touchtone phone or keypad. When called upon, please state your name and express your interest. 
  • The time limit for an individual’s public comments shall remain 5 minutes. 

If you would like to contact Coldwater Downtown Development Authority Members about any matter, on the agenda or otherwise, please do so via the email addresses below by 8 a.m. prior to the meeting: 

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

Technical support for this meeting is available by calling the CBPU Help Desk at 517-279-1330.

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