Virtual Meeting Guidelines

Virtual Meeting Guidelines

Virtual Mebane City Council Meeting 
July 6, 2020- 6:00 PM 




The City of Mebane is taking measures to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus including banning physical attendance at public meetings, employing social distancing, and implementing remote participation. The following will allow the public to attend the meeting by remotely accessing it on the internet.

For people who plan to view the meeting, but not comment or participate, the City is providing a YouTube live stream by searching City of Mebane on YouTube or at the following link:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoL1RXdRDMzK98p53TMoqww

For people who plan or think they may want to address the City Council during the Public Comment Period or the Public Hearings, see options below.  

Option #1
Email comment to info@cityofmebane.com.  Written comments may be submitted at any time between the notice of the Public Hearing and 24 hours after the Public Hearing.
Messages must be labeled Public Comment or Public Hearing in the subject line and must contain commenter’s name and address.
Comments received prior to the meeting will be read aloud by the City Clerk.
               
Option #2
Email info@cityofmebane.com by Monday, July 6, 2:00pm to speak during the Public Comment Period or Public Hearing. When email is received, an email will be sent with instructions on how to register and speak during the Public Comment Period or Public Hearing.
Messages must be labeled Public Comment or Public Hearing in the subject line and must contain commenter’s name and address.
Registered participants will be given an access code to speak at the meeting via Zoom, a remote conferencing service.
Callers will be held in queue and asked to mute their phones or speakers until they are called on to  speak.
Speakers will be called in the order in which they are registered.  Should time allow after all registered speakers have had a chance to speak, you may use the “raise hand” button on the Zoom interface to be recognized and staff will unmute you to give comment.
Per authority of NCGS 143-318.17, if a person participating remotely willfully disrupts the Council meeting, then upon direction by the Mayor, such person may be removed from electronic participation, or his or her e-mail may not be read.

Posted on 06/30/2020