NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
MAYOR AND COUNCIL
CITY OF DOUGLAS
Pursuant to A.R.S. Sec. §38-431 .02, notice is hereby given to the members of the City Council and to the general public that the Mayor and Council will hold a SPECIAL MEETING WORK SESSION at 5:30 p.m., on Wednesday, FEBRUARY 24, 2021, at City Hall - Council Chamber, 425 Tenth Street, Douglas, AZ 85607.
Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, which have prompted declarations of a public health emergency at local, state, and federal levels, this meeting will be conducted using measures to protect public health.
The City of Douglas is conducting pilot in-person Council meetings in the Council Chamber. DUE TO COVID-19 and in order to have the proper six (6) foot distance or spacing between those attending the meeting to include the public, we encourage residents wanting to view the meeting in real time to view the live stream of the meeting as seating will be limited on a first come, first served basis with the option to reserve space for citizens that wish to speak on an agenda item.
Members of the public attending are encouraged to wear face coverings or masks. You will need to register and can voluntarily have your temperatures taken.
Consistent with the Attorney General's opinion, this meeting will still be held remotely through technological means. Specifically, a live stream of the meeting will be broadcast so that members of the public may view and listen to the meeting in real time by viewing the live stream of the meeting online at Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvi0d8LEvZONXw98165jqmA
Members of the City of Douglas Council will attend either in person or by telephone.
PLEASE, BE AWARE THAT THESE MEASURES ARE IN PLACE TO LIMIT THE NEED FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO PARTICIPATE IN LARGE PUBLIC GATHERINGS, WHILE ENSURING THAT THE DISCUSSIONS, DELIBERATIONS AND ACTIONS OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL ARE TRANSPARENT AND CONDUCTED OPENLY.
The Mayor and Council may discuss, propose or take action on all items listed on this agenda. If you require an accommodation or materials in accessible format or require a foreign language interpreter or materials in a language other than English for this event, call the City Clerk’s Office at 520-417-7301, at least five business days in advance.
The meeting will not include any items that would involve time set a side for public comments.
If authorized by a majority vote of the Council of the City of Douglas, the Council may adjourn the meeting at any time and move into Executive Session for legal advice on any agenda item, pursuant to A R.S. § 38-431.03. The Executive Session will be held immediately after the vote to go into Executive Session and will not be open to the public.
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to A.R.S. §1-602.A.9, subject to certain specified statutory exceptions, parents have a right to consent before the State or any of its political subdivisions make a video or audio recording of a minor child. Meetings of the City Council are audio and/or video recorded, and, as a result, proceedings in which children are present may be subject to such recording. Parents in order to exercise their rights may either file written consent with the City Clerk to such recording, or take personal action to ensure that their child or children are not present when a recording may be made. If a child is present at the time a recording is made, the City will assume that the rights afforded parents pursuant to A.R.S. §1-602.A.9 have been waived.
A copy of the agenda for this meeting will be available at the office of the City Clerk at 425 Tenth Street, Douglas, Arizona at least twenty-four hours in advance of the meeting.
ORDER, DEFERRAL AND ACCELERATION OF AGENDA ITEMS, MAY OCCUR, ALONG WITH VOTE WITHOUT DISCUSSION:
Information concerning the consent items has been forwarded to each Council Member prior to this meeting for study and is on file at the City Clerk's Office in City Hall. Unless some other member of the audience or Council Member has a question concerning an item and asks that it be withdrawn from the consent list, the items are to be considered ALONG WITH A VOTE WITHOUT DISCUSSION: AND MAY BE approved at one time by the City Council. The action taken by the Council in considering and approving consent items is set forth in the explanation of the individual items.
Live Stream and Audio/Video recording may be in progress during all public portions of Council meetings held in this Chamber. If you are in Council Chamber during the Council meeting you are consenting to be recorded and live-streamed.
Dated this 19th day of February, 2021.