Green City Council Adjusting Meeting Format to Reduce Spread of COVID-19
GREEN, OH, -- March 20, 2020 - Effective immediately, Green City Council issued the following changes to its meeting format (see full statement from Green City Council. The next Green City Council meeting is Tuesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. available to the public at www.cityofgreen.org/videos.
Notice from Green City Council:
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic facing the residents of State of Ohio and the City of Green, and in light of the state of emergencies declared by both the Governor of Ohio and the Mayor of Green, please be advised that, until further notice, all Green City Council meetings will occur without the physical presence of members of the public.
Members of the public who wish to participate in City Council meetings may do so, in real-time, by watching livestream broadcasts of City Council meetings available through the Green City Council website. (www.cityofgreen.org) Members of the public wishing to engage in the public comment portion of the meeting may do so in the following ways:
By submitting comments, with your name and address, to the Green City Council email address: Council@cityofgreen.org by 4PM on the date of the scheduled meeting. If a verified name and address are timely received in advance of the City Council meeting, and consistent with Council rules, these comments will be read aloud during the meeting.
By submitting your name and address with a phone number to the Green City Council email address: Council@cityofgreen.org by 4PM on the date of the scheduled meeting. If a verified name and phone number are timely received in advance of the City Council meeting, the Council will call the submitted phone number during the public comment portion of the meeting and the named individual will be permitted to make comment consistent with Council rules.
In order to minimize social interaction and further health and safety in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Green City Council Committee meetings and Green City Council meetings will be held simultaneously, beginning at 7PM on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Green City Council Committee meetings scheduled for 5PM on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month are suspended until further notice.
These emergency measures are being implemented by the President of the Green City Council in order to further the health, safety, and welfare of the general public, and are made in reliance upon the guidance and directives of the Governor of Ohio. The City is updating our COVID-19 webpages daily with resources, links and more. Please visit www.cityofgreen.org/covid-19.
The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents. Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County. Visit www.cityofgreen.org.
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