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 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 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.
This meeting will he held remotely through technological means, as permitted under Arizona law. Specifically, a live stream of the meeting will be broadcast so that members of the public may view and listen to 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.
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, DEFFERRAL 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.
CALL TO THE PUBLIC
Members of the public are encouraged NOT TO ATTEND THE MEETING IN PERSON as City Hall is closed, but instead to attend and listen to the meeting remotely by viewing the meeting via the live stream broadcast.
Public access to the Mayor and Council Chambers will be restricted in order to prevent a large or close gathering of the members of the public and to promote social distancing.
Again, in recognition of the current public health emergency, members of the public are encouraged NOT TO ATTEND THE MEETING IN PERSON but instead to attend and listen to the meeting remotely by viewing the meeting via the live stream broadcast.
MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC can submit their questions for the Call to the Public or for Public Hearing participation section by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, April 7, 2020, by 5:00 p.m. in order to be read during the public hearing at 5:45 p.m. or regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. on April 8, 2020.
If a Call to the Public has been sent to the Acting City Clerk, please call at (520) 417-7720 at 4:30 p.m. (for the WORK SESSION), 5:45 p.m. (for the PUBLIC HEARING) or at 6:00 p.m. (REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING) and wait to be called.
Action taken as a result of public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or rescheduling the matter for further consideration and decision at a later date.
Live Stream and Audio/Video recording may be in progress during all public portions of Council meetings held in these Chambers. If you are in Council Chambers during the Council meeting you are consenting to be recorded and live streamed.
Dated this 3rd day of April, 2020.