Notice Of Electronic Public Meetings To Be Held August 10, 2020

Pursuant to the provisions of Executive Order No. 2020-154 issued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer on July 17, 2020, notice is hereby given that the Charlotte City Council will hold a special meeting on August 10, 2020 beginning at 6:00 p.m. and a regular meeting on August 10, 2020 beginning at 7:00 p.m. as electronic pubic meetings.

The reasons for holding electronic public meetings are to limit the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) and to remain in compliance with Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-110, which limits the size of indoor public gatherings to no more than 10 persons.

The electronic public meetings will be held as video/telephone conferences, although some or all Council members are expected to meet in person in the City Hall Council Chambers. The public may participate in the electronic public meetings as follows:

Please click the link below to join the meeting from your computer:
Meeting Link
Password: 459117

To join by telephone, dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
+1 312 626 6799 or
+1 646 558 8656 or
+1 301 715 8592 or
+1 346 248 7799 or
+1 669 900 9128 or
+1 253 215 8782

Webinar ID: 810 1975 7026
Password: 459117

The public will be able to listen to all discussion by Council members and will be permitted to speak for up to 5 minutes during the public comment sections of the agenda.

Members of the public, whether or not they are joining the electronic public meetings, may submit written comments and questions regarding any matter, including items of business that will come before the City Council. Written comments and questions may be submitted at any time. Those submitted prior to 12:00 noon on Friday, August 7, 2020 will be copied and included in the agenda packet for the meeting. Those submitted subsequent to 12:00 noon on Friday, August 7, 2020 but prior to the citizen comments portion of the agenda will be read aloud during the public comment portion of the agenda. Only the first 5 minutes of written comments will be read aloud but the full text of written comments will be provided to City Council members subsequent to the meeting.

To be considered for inclusion in the agenda packet or to be read aloud during the meeting, public comments and questions must include the name and home address of the person submitting them and must not include language that would be considered vulgar or be interpreted as hate speech or fighting words. The comments and questions should also indicate the date of the electronic public meeting for which they are being submitted.

Written comments and questions should be submitted to webmaster@charlottemi.org.

Persons with disabilities who require assistance in order to participate in the electronic public meeting should contact the City at the earliest opportunity by emailing gterpstra@charlottemi.org or by calling 517-543-8843.

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Vote Absentee For August 4 Primary Election!

There is still time to vote an absentee ballot. The City Clerk’s office will be open Saturday, August 1st and Monday, August 3rd from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for absentee voting.

  • Avoid waiting in line at the polls!
  • No reason needed to vote by absentee ballot!

Contact the City Clerk’s office for information on how to get put on the permanent list to always receive an application to vote absentee from your home for each election.

You can also submit your absentee ballot request to the City Clerk via fax, email, postal mail or by request through the Michigan Voter Information Center (MVIC) online.

City Clerk’s Office
111 E. Lawrence Avenue
Charlotte, MI 48813
Phone: 517-543-8843
Fax: 517-543-8845
Email: gterpstra@charlottemi.org

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Agenda Packet For July 27, 2020 City Council Meeting

Notice Of Electronic Public Meeting
This meeting of the City Council will be conducted via video and telephone conference. Please scroll down for additional information about this meeting and how you can participate.
Citizen Comments
The City Council encourages citizens to express their opinions about actions the Council is considering. For information about submitting comments about matters on the Council’s agenda, please visit the Citizen Comments page.
 
Electronic Public Meeting Information
Pursuant to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Orders 2020-110 and 2020-129, this meeting of the City Council will be an Electronic Public Meeting conducted as a video and telephone conference. Please view the following for information about how citizens may participate in this Electronic Public Meeting:
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Notice Of Electronic Public Meetings To Be Held July 27, 2020

Pursuant to the provisions of Executive Order No. 2020-129 issued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer on June 18, 2020, notice is hereby given that the Charlotte City Council will hold a special meeting on July 27, 2020 beginning at 6:00 p.m. and a regular meeting on July 27, 2020 beginning at 7:00 p.m. as electronic pubic meetings.

The reasons for holding an electronic public meeting are to limit the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) and to remain in compliance with Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-110, which limits the size of indoor public gatherings to no more than 10 persons.

The electronic public meetings will be held as video/telephone conferences, although some or all Council members are expected to meet in person in the City Hall Council Chambers. The public may participate in the electronic public meeting as follows:

Please click the link below to join the meeting from your computer:
Meeting Link
Password: 644262

To join by telephone, dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
+1 312 626 6799 or
+1 646 558 8656 or
+1 301 715 8592 or
+1 346 248 7799 or
+1 669 900 9128 or
+1 253 215 8782
Webinar ID: 836 8863 1498
Password: 644262

The public will be able to listen to all discussion by Council members and will be permitted to speak for up to 5 minutes during the public comment sections of the agenda.

Members of the public, whether or not they are joining the electronic public meeting, may submit written comments and questions regarding any matter, including items of business that will come before the City Council. Written comments and questions may be submitted at any time. Those submitted prior to 12:00 noon on Friday, July 24, 2020 will be copied and included in the agenda packet for the meeting. Those submitted subsequent to 12:00 noon on Friday, July 24, 2020 but prior to the citizen comments portion of the agenda will be read aloud during the public comment portion of the agenda. Only the first 5 minutes of written comments will be read aloud but the full text of written comments will be provided to City Council members subsequent to the meeting.

To be considered for inclusion in the agenda packet or to be read aloud during the meeting, public comments and questions must include the name and home address of the person submitting them and must not include language that would be considered vulgar or be interpreted as hate speech or fighting words. The comments and questions should also indicate the date of the electronic public meeting for which they are being submitted.

Written comments and questions should be submitted to webmaster@charlottemi.org.

Persons with disabilities who require assistance in order to participate in the electronic public meeting should contact the City at the earliest opportunity by emailing gterpstra@charlottemi.org or by calling 517-543-8843.

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Notice Of Special Council Meeting To Be Held July 27, 2020

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 4.7(B) of the Charter of the City of Charlotte, the Mayor has scheduled a special meeting for Monday, July 27, 2020 at 6:00 P.M, City Hall, Council Chambers, 111 E. Lawrence Ave., Charlotte, MI.  The purpose of the meeting is a work session to further discuss sequestered items in the FY 20/21 Budget.

This meeting will be held as an electronic meeting.  Click here for information about how members of the public may participate in this meeting.  There will be public comment section on the agenda where the public will be able to speak for up to five minutes.

Ginger Terpstra, City Clerk
gterpstra@charlottemi.org

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