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Posted on: October 30, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Public Hearing Monday November 9

Notice of Public Meeting


is hereby given that the 

Royal Oak City Commission will hold a regular meeting on Monday, November 9, 2020, at 7:30 pm.

Pursuant to State of Michigan Public Act 228 of 2020, public bodies have the authority to conduct public meetings remotely until December 31, 2020. COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus that had not been previously identified in humans, can spread easily from person to person, and can result in serious illness or death. To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, to protect the public health, and provide essential protections to vulnerable Michiganders, it is crucial that all Michiganders take steps to limit in-person contact. The critical mitigation measures include social distancing and limiting the number of people interacting at public gatherings. 

Therefore, this meeting will be held electronically, in compliance with Public Act 228 of 2020. During the meeting, the city commission will hold a public hearing on substantial amendments to the city’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) annual action plan. The amendments identify how the city intends to allocate additional CDBG funds from the enactment of the CARES Act to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19. 

Members of the public may participate in a public hearing by mailing written comments addressed to the Royal Oak City Commission, 203 S. Troy St., Royal Oak, MI 48067. Written comments must be received no later than Friday, November 6, 2020. 

Members of the public may also participate in a public hearing by submitting written comments on-line via e-mail at E-mail messages must be received no later than Friday, November 6, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. When sending an e-mail message, please list within the subject line of the message “CDBG amendment”. 

Members of the public may also participate in a public hearing by calling (248) 246-3411 and leaving a recorded comment between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 9, 2020. Please give your name along with the agenda item on which you are commenting. The chairperson will open each public hearing and your recorded message will be played as part of the meeting broadcast. Public comments will be limited to three (3) minutes per person. If you exceed the three-minute limit only the first three minutes will be played for meeting broadcast. If you call multiple times only your first comment will be played. 

The meeting may be viewed o:

WROK, the city’s municipal access cable channel, on Wide Open West channel 10, or 

WROK’s live web stream at 523/Live-Stream-and-Video-onDemand. 

For additional information regarding any application contact the Planning Division at (248) 246-3280. Anyone wishing to participate in a public hearing who needs special assistance under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is asked to contact the City Manager’s office at (248) 246-3203 by Friday, November 6, 2020, 12:00 p.m. so that appropriate arrangements can be made. 

Joseph M. Murphy, Director of Planning

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