Plans told for electronic access to public meetings next week

Gov Kim Reynolds on Friday issued an additional public health emergency declaration that relaxes several restrictions and regulations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Included in the March 20 additions to the March 17 health emergency declaration is allowing public meetings or hearings to be held by electronic means “to improve the functions of government while maintaining social distancing practices.

The Greene County board of supervisors and the Jefferson city council will both hold regular meetings next week, with public attendance via electronic technology.

The Greene County supervisors will meet Monday, March 23, at 8:45 am using teleconference and Zoom.

The public can attend the audio-only meeting by calling +1-312-626-6799 or +1-301-715-8592. Use Meeting ID 263 422 201. Long distance fees may apply.

Using Zoom and a pc, go to

The Jefferson city council will hold its regular meetingĀ  Tuesday, March 24, at 5:30 pm, with no more than 10 persons in the room.

The meeting will be accessible to the public by calling 1-312-626-6799 and entering Meeting ID 377 759 2273. Questions and comments can be typed using a Smartphone and sent to mayor Matt Gordon during the meeting. Persons can also use the “Raise your Hand” feature to be recognized to speak.

Persons can access the meeting via Zoom at

Agendas for both meetings are posted on GCNO under the Calendar tab, pull down menu to Agendas.

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