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The City of East Ridge hereby issues public notice in accordance with Governor Bill Lee’s signed Executive Order No. 16 (“Order No. 16”), of a City Council public meeting (“City Council Meeting”) that will be conducted permitting participation of City Council Members by electronic or other means of communication beginning on the date and time and at the physical location established hereinabove. 

 In light of Governor Bill Lee’s signed Executive Order No. 14 (“Order No. 14”) which declared a state of emergency in response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and in an effort to protect the public health, safety and welfare relative to the state of emergency, public access to the physical location of the City Council Meeting is limited solely to the following individuals: 
  • Mayor and City Council Members
  • City Manager and Assistant City Manager
  • City Attorney
  • City Finance Director
  • City Recorder
For all others, public access to the City Council Meeting will be available electronically with video/audible live access to the meeting.  The following instructions are provided as to how the public may access the meeting electronically:
Live access via Facebook Live:
  1. Sign into Facebook at www.facebook.com
  2. In the search bar, type “City of East Ridge – Government”. Click on the link for the live meeting.
  • May 28, 2020 - (a copy of the Meeting Agenda is attached hereto as Exibit A)

A copy of the City Council Meeting’s Agenda will be posted as a link above and will also available at the City’s website at www.eastridgetn.gov. Following the live meeting, the City Council Meeting will be accessible via our YouTube channel (City of East Ridge) and on the City’s website at: http://eastridgetn.gov/Government/Meetings-Notices/City-Video-Archive.aspx     

PUBLIC COMMENTS
Since there will be no opportunity for live citizen comments during the meeting, any citizen desiring to address the City Council may submit comments via E-mail to the following address: E-mails will ONLY be accepted from East Ridge Citizens between the hours of 12:30-1:30pm on Thursday, May 28, 2020, and all E-mails must have the name and address clearly identified in the correspondence. The City will make sure that all emails are made available to members of the City Council, but the City Council will use discretion concerning reading emails not related to City business or do not meet ethical or moral standards.