The Council will meet this Monday evening, October 19, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The Council meeting will be conducted entirely remotely with no in-person meeting attendance. To attend the virtual meeting, please see the Zoom and other connection information below.
Significant items on the Council Agenda include:
• Consent Agenda: There are 4 items on the Consent Agenda. Please consult the Agenda for details.
• Charter Amendments on "Registration, Nominations, and Elections" -- Introduction of Charter Resolution to Amend Article V of the Town Charter as recommended by the Supervisor of Elections to change the requirements for public notice of elections, set the date for closure of voter registration at twenty-nine days prior to the election, make provision for when the twenty-nine day deadline for voter registration and filing of candidate petitions falls on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, and make provision for appeal of the decisions of the Supervisors of Elections and the Mayor and Common Council and the timing therefore, delete outdated references, and make conforming and clerical changes.
• Recodifying the Town Code -- Introduction of a Legislative Resolution to recodify the Town of University Park Code with no substantive changes and to include grammatical changes, and renumbering of chapter, articles, and sections.
• Donation to support Route One Communities Care -- To approve a $10,000 donation to Route One Communities Care to help address food insecurity among Route One communities using funds passed through from the Federally funded Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
I urge you to review the full Agenda of the meeting for items of interest to you. The Agenda for the meeting is posted via the Agenda Center on the Town's website (http://www.upmd.org/agendacenter).
The Council meeting will be conducted entirely remotely with no in-person meeting attendance.
To join the Council meeting through a video conference, please use the link below.
Join Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82490066447?pwd=bHFDSFR5NWpPaHo2aTB3ZWI5cHpVdz09
To join with audio only, dial: (301) 715-8592
Meeting ID: 824 9006 6447
Participants who join the video/audio conference will be muted and video turned off during the meeting except for Mayor, Council, and staff. Participants will have the opportunity to speak during Public Comment - agenda item #6. During that time, all participants will be taken off mute. If you would like to comment, please state your name and Mayor Carey will call on you to speak. Public comments will be limited to three minutes.
Public comments or questions may also be made by emailing the Town Clerk Andrea Marcavitch at email@example.com. All electronic comments must be submitted by 6 p.m. on October 19, 2020. Comments received will be read by the Town Clerk during public comment.
Please share this with neighbors who may not be on the Mayor’s email list. University Park residents wishing to be added to this list or removed from it can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or may add or remove themselves via the Town website at upmd.org.
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