City Council Meeting Changes due to COVID-19

News-Flash-1To protect our constituents, City officials, and City staff, the City requests all members of the public to follow the California Department of Health Services’ guidance and theCounty of Kern Public Health Officer Order for the Control of COVID-19 restricting group events and gatherings and maintaining social distancing. Additional information regarding COVID-19 is available on the City’s website at www.ci.wasco.ca.us

Consistent with Executive Order N-29-20, in-person participation by the public will not be permitted, and no physical location from which the public may observe the meeting will be available. Remote public participation is allowed in the following ways; please see attached supplement for instructions.

This meeting is being conducted utilizing teleconferencing and electronic means consistent with Executive Order N-29-20, Issued by Governor Gavin Newsom on March 17, 2020, and, to the extent applicable, Government Code Section 54953(b) in-person participation by the public will not be permitted. No physical location from which the public may observe the meeting will be available. Remote public participation is allowed in the following ways via Zoom Meeting; please see the instruction below:

Agenda - https://www.cityofwasco.org/AgendaCenter

Instructions

Listen to the meeting live via zoom

Member of the public may participate in the meeting by joining the Zoom Webinar via PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, or Android device using the URL:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87451014274

Listen to the meeting live via telephone

The public may participate via phone only (without a computer/ smart device) by dialing the below numbers:

Dial Number: 1-669-900-9128

Meeting ID: 874 5101 4274

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL BE MUTED AUTOMATICALLY UPON ENTERING THE MEETING THE CITY CLERK WILL UNMUTE THOSE WHO WISH TO SPEAK AT APPROPRIATE TIME PLEASE KEEP YOURSELF ON MUTE WHEN NOT SPEAKING. SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO (2) MINUTES

Verbal Participation using Zoom 

Please use the “Raise Hand” button to request to speak. Raised hands will only be acknowledged during the Public Hearing and Public Comment sections of the agenda and when the Meeting’s presiding officer requests comments from the public.

Verbal Participation over the phone

Please dial *9 to “raise your hand” to request to speak. Raised hands will only be acknowledged during the Public Hearing and Public Comment sections of the agenda and when the Meeting’s presiding officer requests comments from the public. Please be advised you will be called on by the phone number you are calling from

Submitting written comments:

You can also submit your comments via email to cityclerk@cityofwasco.org such email comments must be identified by adding the Agenda Item Number in the subject line of the email. Every effort will be made to read your comment into the record; however, they are limited to two (2) minutes. If a comment is received after the agenda item is heard but before the meeting is adjourned, the comment will still be included as a part of the record of the meeting but will not be read into the record.

American Disability Act Accommodations:

Any member of the public who needs accommodations should email the City Clerk at cityclerk@cityofwasco.org or by calling 661-758-7203 and leaving a message. We will use our best efforts to provide reasonable accommodations to provide as much accessibility as possible while also maintaining public safety in accordance with the City procedure for resolving reasonable accommodation requests.