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City Council meeting Monday, March 16 will be limited to public hearing participants only

Post Date:03/13/2020 4:43 PM
(Fayetteville, N.C.) — Out of concern for the possible effects of COVID-19 on the Cumberland County / Fayetteville region, the City of Fayetteville is taking the precaution of limiting attendance to the next City Council meeting, to be held on Monday, March 16, 2020, at 7 p.m. Attendance is limited to staff and participants who have signed up to speak at the scheduled public hearings. In addition, the public forum has been canceled for Monday night’s meeting. Residents who wish to submit written statements for the public forum, to be provided to council, can do so by sending to PublicComments@ci.fay.nc.us

Residents will still be able to view and watch the meeting live on the city’s website and on the City’s Government Access Channel that is available for viewing on smart TVs and on local cable.  

There are several ways to watch FayTV:
www.FayTV.net
• The FayTV streaming app available on Roku, Fire TV, Android TV, and Apple TV. To find and install the app, search for the words “FayTV” or “Fayetteville.”
• Channel 7 of Spectrum Cable in Fayetteville
  
“Our primary concern is for the safety and welfare of our citizens, as well as ensuring the City’s capability of meeting the needs of its residents,” said Mayor Mitch Colvin. “Residents can watch the meetings online or on their TV.”

Residents who would like to enter written statements for Monday night’s public hearings, in lieu of attending the meeting, can email them to PublicComments@ci.fay.nc.us. Residents are asked to include which of the public hearing items they are commenting on, along with whether they are for or against the proposal, in the subject line of their email.

More guidance on in-person attendance at future council meetings will be provided as soon as possible, as the situation, which we are closely monitoring, continues to develop. 

The agenda for Monday night’s meeting is available for viewing at https://cityoffayetteville.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

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