Public Participation Options for the May 4, 2021 Village Board Meeting

The Village of Sugar Grove will hold its regularly scheduled Village Board meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 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.

Please note if the weather allows, the first portion of the meeting recognizing outgoing Board Members and the Swearing in of New Officers will be held outside in the parking lot at Municipal Hall to allow for a larger audience under COVID guidelines.

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 Comments portions of the Village Board meeting by a Village staff member.
  • Join online. Prior to the meeting, use the following link and Webinar ID to join through GoToWebinar. Attendees will be asked to register with a first and last name and email address. Attendees may choose to enter any name and email address they like, however, if speaking, please remember the name you entered when called upon. Members of the public will be muted during the meeting to allow the Village Board to conduct business. Electronic attendees may use the “raised hand” feature in the app to signal to the meeting organizer their intention to speak. Speakers will be unmuted for public comments one at a time. Please note, public comments about items on the agenda will be held at the beginning of the meeting, while comments regarding items not on the agenda will be held near the end of the meeting as noted on the posted agenda.

Registration URL

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7753744319075257871

Webinar ID

373-792-571

  • 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 wear a cloth face covering and stay six feet from any other person in the room. Room attendance will be limited to no more the twenty people at any one time with attendees being rotated in if needed.
  • Those interested in listening to the meeting, but not speaking, may call into the meeting at (213) 929-4212 using the code 850-924-410.

Public Comments, including emailed, online, 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 pandemic, contact Village Clerk Alison Murphy at (630) 391-7207 or amurphy@sugargroveil.gov.

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