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Posted on: June 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Legal Notice: Revised Township Committee Meeting Format for Telephonic Meeting on Thursday, June 11,

Township of Hanover






PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq., and more specifically N.J.S.A. 10:4-8(b), which authorizes the use of communications equipment to hold public meetings, and in consideration of New Jersey’s ongoing State of Emergency and Public Health Emergency, and guidance provided by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Local Government Services, entitled “Local Operational Guidance-COVID-19: Guidance for Remote Public Meetings in New Jersey” issued on April 24, 2020, the Township of Hanover hereby notifies the public that in order to protect the health, safety and welfare of its citizens, while ensuring the continuity and continued operations of government, the Township Committee will hold its regularly scheduled public meeting by way of a dial-in conference call on Thursday, June 11, 2020, beginning at 3:45 p.m. Please note, however, that the Township Committee will immediately hold a closed, executive session via a separate telephone conference number to discuss time-sensitive legal matters as authorized by N.J.S.A. 10:4-12. At 5:05 p.m., the Business Administrator will open the regular meeting to the public to participate via the telephone dial-in number and access code listed below.

During the public session, members of the public will be muted until the public comment portion of the meeting is opened, and then unmuted to allow for public comment. Please note that while muted, the public will still be able to hear the governing body conduct business. The public portion will be opened by the Business Administrator following the conclusion of formal business. Once the public portion is concluded, the public will again be muted for the duration of the meeting

Any member of the public who wishes to participate in the meeting may do so by calling the following number:

Dial-in number: (978) 990-5000

Access Code: 266554

Members of the public who are unable to utilize the access method due to a disability may submit written comments or questions by contacting the Business Administrator/ Township Clerk at prior to the meeting, up until 3:00 PM on June 11, 2020. The comments or questions, which must include the individual’s name and address, will be read into the record during the public portion of the meeting.

By order of the Township Committee 

Joseph A. Giorgio, RMC/QPA

Business Administrator/

Township Clerk

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