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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Public Comment Period- September 21, 2020 High Point City Council Meeting

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PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 High Point City Council Meeting

In order to maintain the health, safety, and well-being of our residents, staff, and the City Council, the High Point City Council Meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Monday, September 21, 2020 will be conducted remotely.  The agenda will be available on the City of High Point’s website by 12 Noon on Friday, September 18th at https://highpoint.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

As part of the City of High Point’s COVID-19 mitigation efforts, in-person public attendance will not be allowed at this meeting.  Once the City Council is in session, please use the following link to listen to the meeting as it is being live-streamed.  www.HighPointNC.gov/VirtualPublicMeeting

There will be time allotted for Public Comments at this meeting.  The public can submit comments by calling 336-883-3522 and leaving a message, or by emailing written comments to publiccomment@highpointnc.gov.  Written comments can also be placed in the City of High Point’s utility payment drop-boxes located on both sides of the Municipal Building located at 211 S. Hamilton Street in the Green Drive and the Commerce  Avenue parking lots.  The comments will be forwarded to the Mayor and City Council and will be incorporated as part of the permanent proceedings of the September 21, 2020 City Council Meeting.  The City of High Point’s Public Comment Policy restricts comments to no more than three (3) minutes which will apply for the telephone message submission.  Email submissions and written comments should be kept at 350 words or less.  The deadline for submitting public comments is Friday, September 18, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Please note that there are several Public Hearings regarding specific subject matters that will also be on this agenda.  The time restrictions/deadline for the Public Comment Period do not apply to the Public Hearings that are scheduled.  In accordance with recently adopted legislation regarding public hearings at remote meetings, after the public hearing is held, the required 24-hour waiting period will be open before a vote can be taken on this matter.  During that time, the public can submit any additional comments on the subject matter for the public hearing.  All comments received for the Public Hearing matters should include the subject matter for the public hearing.  The deadline for submitting comments for the public hearings will be 24 hours after the public hearing is held by the City Council. 

Questions regarding the Public Comment Period or the Public Hearings that are scheduled can be directed to the City Clerk’s Office at 336-883-3536 or 336-883-3690.

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