The Village of Sugar Grove will hold A Special Meeting of the Village at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 22, 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 email@example.com 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.
- 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 twelve 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) 929-4232 using the code 988-672-410.
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 crisis, contact Village Clerk Alison Murphy at 630-391-7207 or firstname.lastname@example.org.