Public Notice: Regular Lowell City Council Meeting to be Held Remotely via Zoom

We received the following public notice from the City of Lowell.

 

A regular meeting of the Lowell City Council will be held Monday, June 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm. This meeting will be held remotely with no in-person meeting occurring at City Hall.

To mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, protect the public health, and provide essential protections to City of Lowell residents; the City is holding this meeting consistent with crowd size and social distancing recommendations, and the Governor’s Executive Order 2020-75. It is the intent of the City to adhere to EO 2020-75 and the Open Meetings Act in order to promote government accountability and fostering openness in government to enhance responsible decision-making.

The Lowell City Council meeting will be held via “Zoom” online meeting platform. The meeting is open remotely to the public to follow along and participate during the public portion of the meeting.

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Public comments or questions may be submitted to the City Clerk at [email protected] Comments and questions submitted will be read aloud during the public comment portion of the meeting. Email addresses in order to contact councilmembers directly can be found at

http://www.lowellmi.gov/government/city_council/mayor_and_council_members.php.

Persons with disabilities may attend and participate using any of the above described methods. If you require special accommodations, please email [email protected] and we will be happy to accommodate you. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please email [email protected] More meeting information, including the meeting agenda, will be available at our website www.lowellmi.gov.

According to the Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, interrupting a public meeting in Michigan with hate speech or profanity could result in criminal charges under several State statutes relating to Fraudulent Access to a Computer or Network (MCL 752.797) and/or Malicious Use of Electronics Communication (MCL 750.540). According to the US Attorney for Eastern Michigan, Federal charges may include disrupting a public meeting, computer intrusion, using a computer to commit a crime, hate crimes, fraud, or transmitting threatening communications. Public meetings are being monitored and violations of statutes will be prosecuted.

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