City Council Special Study Session - November 16, 2020

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PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL STUDY SESSION
(VIA TELECONFERENCE)
NOVEMBER 16, 2020 – 6:00PM
CITY OF FARMINGTON HILLS
31555 W ELEVEN MILE ROAD
FARMINGTON HILLS, MICHIGAN
Telephone: 248-871-2410     Website: www.fhgov.com


Zoom webinar link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85472384586
Dial In Number: 1-312-626-6799; Webinar ID:  854 7238 4586
 
A City Council special study session meeting has been scheduled for November 16, 2020 at 6pm for the purpose of discussing the following:  Executive Search for City Manager; establishing City Manager profile.
 
PLEASE NOTE:  THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ELECTRONICALLY AS AUTHORIZED UNDER THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT, MCL 15.261, ET SEQ., AS AMENDED.  MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC BODY AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY PARTICIPATE ELECTRONICALLY, AS DESCRIBED BELOW.  
 
The reason for holding this meeting electronically is to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, protect the public health, and provide essential protections to vulnerable citizens, in-person contact should be limited. Critical mitigation measures include social distancing and limiting the number of people interacting at public gatherings. This includes public meetings.
 
The City Council will be utilizing the video/audio conferencing platform Zoom.  Members of the City Council will be able to hear and speak to each other for the entire meeting. 
 
Members of the public are welcome to join the study session meeting by copying and pasting the Zoom webinar link in their browser (downloading Zoom client will be required) or using the dial in number and webinar ID, all of which are located at the top of the agenda.  Further instructions for attending electronic meetings can be found on the City’s web site at: https://fhgov.com/Government/Agendas-Minutes.aspx.
 
The Mayor will call for Public Comments during that portion of the meeting.  Members of the public who wish to speak during Public Comments, should use the “Raise Hand” feature in the Zoom webinar or if you dialed into the meeting use *9 to raise your hand; but only after the Mayor has called for comments.   You will be acknowledged by the host using your name if available or the last 4 digits of your phone number and will be permitted by the host to communicate directly with the Mayor, Council and others about your question or comment, and you also may be recorded as part of the meeting.  You will be allowed to mute and unmute yourself, only when permitted to do so by the host, by using the mute/unmute feature in Zoom or, if dialed in, by using *6 for both mute/unmute.
 
Public comments may also be e-mailed to psmith@fhgov.com prior to 5:30pm on the date of this meeting to be read aloud at the meeting.
 
Members of the public may contact members of the City Council using the City of Farmington Hills government e-mail addresses for Councilmembers, which are available on the City’s website at: https://fhgov.com/Government/Mayor-and-Council.aspx.
 
Pamela B. Smith, City Clerk
 
REQUESTS TO SPEAK:  Anyone who desires to speak before Council on any agenda item should follow the procedures outlined above for meetings via teleconference. 
 
NOTE: Anyone planning to view, listen to or participate in the meeting who has need of special assistance under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is asked to contact the City Clerk’s Office at 248-871-2410 at least two (2) business days prior to the meeting, wherein necessary arrangements/ accommodations will be made. 
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