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Posted on: April 15, 2020

City Council to Meet Online; Provisions Made for Public Comment Period

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NEWS RELEASE
City Secretary
April 15, 2020

The April 20 meeting of the Winston-Salem City Council will be conducted online in order to comply with the social distancing recommendations for fighting the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The meeting will begin at the regular time, 7 p.m. City residents can watch the meeting live on WSTV Digital Media (channel 13 on Spectrum or channel 99 on AT&T Uverse) or online through the city website or the city’s YouTube channel. To watch through the website go to CityofWS.org, click on the round "Agendas" button below the image, and then click on the Watch meetings live link in the page text. To watch on YouTube go to YouTube.com and search for the Winston-Salem channel. 

Residents who wish to address the council during the public comment period may call the city before the meeting to record their comments and have them played to the council during the meeting. Residents interested in making comments should call 336-734-1397 and follow the prompts. The deadline for calling in comments is noon on Monday, April 20. In keeping with the standard protocol for regular council meetings, each comment will be limited to three minutes and up to 30 minutes will be allotted for public comments. Messages will be played in the order in which they are received with city residents having a preference over non-city residents.


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