MDDA to meet Thursday morning

MARQUETTE – The Thursday meeting of the Marquette Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors will be held virtually, with board members and staff attending remotely beginning at 8 a.m. This meeting will be streamed on the city of Marquette YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofMarquetteGov. The YouTube livestream will have at least a 20-second delay, and that anyone that wishes to offer public comment via Zoom will need to open the livestream to follow along while they wait to enter the meeting.

There will be three options for public participation in this meeting: video conferencing, phone conferencing or written comment. There will be two public comment periods for the meeting, one near the beginning of the agenda and one at the end. Comments are limited to three minutes and speakers must give their name and address before speaking. In order to offer a live video comment, you must visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83710047107.

Members of the public wishing to call in and make a comment over the phone will need to call 312-626-6799 and enter the meeting I.D. 837 1004 7107. The video and phone conference lobby will open at 7:50 a.m. on Thursday. When participating via video or phone, you will be placed in a virtual waiting room until the public comment portions of the meetings are reached. Once public comment begins, the chair will go through each person waiting in the lobby, providing the opportunity to address the full board. It is recommended participants follow along on YouTube to know when the public comment portion is nearing, and to be ready to comment.

Written comments will be presented to the board during the meeting and can be submitted by emailing Becky@downtownmarquette.org. Written submissions will be accepted until 5 p.m. today.


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