Public Participation Options for the August 4, 2020 Village Board Meeting

The Village of Sugar Grove will hold its regularly scheduled Village Board meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, with changes to allow elected officials, staff and the public to participate remotely as detailed in Public Act 101-0640. To view the agenda, click here.

To give a comment at the meeting, you may:

  • Email your comment to publiccomments@sugargroveil.gov by 4:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Your comment will be read aloud during one of the Public Comment portions of the Village Board meeting by a Village staff member.
  • Join by phone call. Just prior to the meeting, call (646) 749-3122 (Access Code: 842-088-149) to join through Go To Meeting. Members of the public will be muted during the meeting to allow the Village Board to conduct business, but will be unmuted during the public comment portions of the meeting. Please note, public comments about items scheduled for action will be held at the beginning of the meeting, while other comments will be heard near the end of the meeting as noted on the posted agenda.
  • You may also still attend the meeting and give public comment in person, however, for everyone’s safety residents are strongly encouraged to stay home and participate remotely. If attending in person, members of the public are required to stay six feet from any other person in the room. Room attendance will be limited to no more the twelve people at any one time with attendees being rotated in if needed.

Public Comments, including emailed, by phone, and in person, will be limited to no more than three minutes per person as provided in Section 1-8-2-G2 of the Village Code. The total time for comments may be limited at the discretion of the Village President and Trustees.

Audio recordings of Village Board meetings are available online at sugargroveil.gov within two days.

Public Act 101-0640 waives the Open Meetings Act requirement that a physical quorum of elected officials be present to hold a public meeting in the event of a public health disaster declaration and a determination by the Village President. Remote participation for elected officials, staff, and the public is expected to continue until the statewide disaster declaration is lifted.

For more information about public participation at meetings during the COVID-19 crisis, contact Village Clerk Alison Murphy at 630-391-7207 or amurphy@sugargroveil.gov.

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