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Public Meetings Information
Posted on: February 4, 2021
[ARCHIVED] Special Council Meeting, 2/8, 7 pm
Date: Monday, February 8, 2021
Time: 7 pm
- Read the Meeting Notice
- Register with GoToWebinar (for virtual participants; please see below)
The purpose of the Special Council Meeting is to discuss and take action on opposing the County’s intent to construct a bridge that would extend SW 87th Avenue from SW 164 th Street to SW 163rd Terrace crossing over the Cutler Drain Canal C-100 (“bridge project”) and further allowing the constituents of Palmetto Bay to voice their opinion over the project.
Location: This meeting will be conducted using a teleconferencing platform and will be broadcast live. Members of the public may participate in one of two ways;
- attend in-person at Village Hall, Council Chambers 9705 E. Hibiscus Street (please know that capacity has been largely reduced in compliance with social distancing guidelines and that all attendees must wear masks at all times and have their temperature checked at the door); or
- attend virtually and watch the live meeting on the Village’s official Facebook page or website. For persons wishing to participate virtually and provide public comment, please refer to the options listed below:
- Public Comments Form (option 1): Submit your public comments using our Public Comments Online Form. Forms received prior to the meeting will be read with the corresponding agenda item. Forms received after the meeting start time will be read at the end of the agenda.
- Public Comments Live (option 2): to provide real-time, audible public comments during the meeting, please register with GoToWebinar. Once registered, attendees will receive the GoToWebinar session information and call-in telephone numbers for those wishing to use a telephone. Telephone attendees may not participate in public comment as the system has no way to mute or unmute. Attendees wishing to speak during public comment time must use the GoToWebinar application on their desktop, laptop, or smart device. If unable to participate through the webinar, please submit your public comment using option 1 described above. A confirmation email will be sent to the registered participants with information about joining the webinar. Confirmation emails are personalized and should therefore not be shared.
PLEASE NOTE that pursuant to the Village of Palmetto Bay’s Declaration of COVID-19 Virus State of Emergency Order No. 2020-11, all Village Advisory Boards, Committees, Task Forces, Charter Officers, and staff shall continue to meet virtually. Commencing December 1, 2020, a minimum of three members such as the Mayor and Village Council shall be present to maintain a quorum at meetings requiring legislative actions. This Emergency Order allows any Councilmember who believes they are at high risk to not be required to be physically present in the Village Chambers, but shall be permitted to participate virtually and vote provided they remain physically present in Village Hall, including waiving all applicable requirements in the Village Charter, Code of Ordinances, Resolutions, or other Village policy that may require the physical presence at any public meeting. All virtual meetings shall otherwise continue to comply with the Florida Constitution, Florida’s Government in the Sunshine Law, and Chapter 286, Florida Statutes.