Due to the pending Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Federal, State and Palm Beach County’s Declarations of State of Emergency, the City of Lake Worth Beach will be conducting the March 19, 2020 Special Meeting via Communication Media Technology (“CMT”). Use of CMT will allow the City to have City Commission meetings as necessary during the COVID- 19 pandemic. The following specific information is provided as to the March 19, 2020 Special Meeting:
(1) The Meeting will be held at City Hall, 7 N. Dixie Highway, Lake Worth Beach, Florida. Physical access points will be City Hall Commission Meeting Room (Chambers) and City Hall Main Conference Room, both of which are normally open to the public. In keeping with social distancing and limiting gatherings to less than 10 persons, once a physical access point reaches capacity, the next physical access point will be opened to the public.
(2) Persons interested in attending the meeting may go to City Hall to an available physical access point.
(3) If the physical access point at City Hall Commission Meeting Room (Chambers) is full, the City will provide access via video with closed captions and/or via audio access at the other physical access point(s).
(4) Interested persons may also access the meeting online on the City’s website at: https://lakeworthbeachfl.gov/mar19. Interested persons are encouraged to utilize this alternative access point in keeping with social distancing. After the Meeting, the audio recording will be available by contacting the Office of the City Clerk.
(5) If interested persons need more information, they may contact the Office of the City Clerk at 7 N. Dixie Highway, Lake Worth Beach, FL; email the Office of the City Clerk at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Office of the City Clerk at (561) 586-1662.
(6) In order to address the concerns with the COVID-19, for this Meeting, public comment will be handled as follows: If an interested person desires to provide public comment, all comments must be directed to the Office of the City Clerk at the above provided physical address, e-mail address or by telephone. The City will receive such public comment up to fifteen (15) minutes before the start of the Meeting. If timely received by the Office of the City Clerk, the Chair will read the public comment at the Meeting. Public comment cards are available on the City’s website.
Consistent with section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.