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PUBLIC NOTICE REGARDING PEORIA CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS

Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, which have prompted declarations of a public health emergency at the city, county, state and federal levels, the April 7, 2020 Peoria City Council Meeting will be conducted using measures to protect public health. Peoria City Council meetings will be held remotely through technological means, as permitted under Arizona law. Specifically, a live stream of the meetings will be broadcast so that members of the public may view and listen to the meeting online at:

Facebook@CityofPeoriaAZ or Youtube@DigitalPeoria

Members of the public are encouraged NOT TO ATTEND THE MEETING IN PERSON but instead to attend and listen to the meeting remotely by viewing the meeting via the live stream broadcast. The April 7, 2020 Peoria City Council Meeting will not include any items that will involve time set aside for public comments at the dais. Rather, members of the public with comments and questions regarding items on this agenda are asked to submit them via Facebook, or email to cityclerk2@peoriaaz.gov no later than 7:00 p.m. on April 7, 2020. In addition to viewing online, Peoria Residents may also view the meeting live on Cox Channel 11 or Century Link Channel 8509.

Public access to the Mayor and Council Chamber will be restricted in order to prevent a large or close gathering of the members of the public and to promote social distancing. A separate meeting room in the Pine Room of City Hall will be equipped to allow a limited number of persons to view and listen to the live stream broadcast of the meeting in that location. Social distancing practices will also be used within this separate meeting room in order to protect public health. The separate meeting room will be opened to the public by 6:30 p.m., April 7, 2020. The Pine Room is located at 8401 W. Monroe Street, Peoria, AZ 85345, at the main entrance of City Hall.

PLEASE BE ADVISED OF THE FOLLOWING:

THERE WILL BE NO CALL TO THE PUBLIC DURING THE MEETING

THESE MEASURES ARE IN PLACE TO LIMIT THE NEED FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO PARTICIPATE IN A LARGE PUBLIC GATHERING, WHILE ENSURING THAT THE DISCUSSIONS, DELIBERATIONS AND ACTIONS OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL ARE TRANSPARENT AND CONDUCTED OPENLY.

For those with additional questions, please contact the Peoria City Clerk’s Office at (623) 773-7340.