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West Lafayette City Council meeting to be held over conference call

Mayor John Dennis said the City of West Lafayette is also limiting the opportunities for public gatherings.

Posted: Apr 5, 2020 5:22 PM
Updated: Apr 6, 2020 12:09 AM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI)—Mayor John Dennis said the City of West Lafayette is limiting the opportunities for public gatherings.

The city council meeting will take place Monday at 6:30pm but the meeting will be through a conference call.

Mayor Dennis said he has been using this same method for staff meetings everyday and hasn't had any problems. He said it will be a structured format. The conference will be able to hold up to one-hundred people. The council will only handle and discuss important matters.

Mayor Dennis said this a form of making sure business is taken care of while also making sure people are safe.

"Even under these conditions the world of government needs to go on," said Dennis. "There are still things that have to be paid for. There are still expenditures being incurred. There are still activities going on, people need to be paid. All of this involves a particular public process."

The public is encouraged to listen in on the meeting by dialing in using this number and access code: 

JOIN VIA WebEx: +1-408-418-9388 United States Toll
Access code: 799 602 162

The agenda for the ciy council meeting is below: 

CALL TO ORDER: President Bunder (Pledge of Allegiance)

ROLL CALL: Blanco, Bunder, DeBoer, Kang, Leverenz, Parker, Sanders, Thomas, Wang

MINUTES: February 27, 2020 Pre-Council Meeting and March 2, 2020 Common Council Meeting
Documents: February 27, 2020 Pre-Council Minutes | March 2, 2020 Council Minutes

REPORTS OF CITY DEPARTMENTS ON FILE IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE
Documents: Street Dept. Report | Fire Report | Engineering Dept. Report | Building Dept. Report

REPORT OF APC REPRESENTATIVES: Leverenz, Parker

PUBLIC RELATIONS: None

FINANCIAL REPORT: City Controller

LEGAL REPORT: Corporation Counsel

SPECIAL REPORTS: Joint Board Report - DeBoer

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

Ordinance No.03-20 An Ordinance To Annex Certain Lands To The City Of West Lafayette (3464 Bethel Drive) (Submitted by Tyler Ochs of Ball Eggleston) [No. of Readings 2 of 2] PUBLIC HEARING
Documents: Ord. No. 03-20 | Petition for Voluntary Annexation | Beacon Map Link | Public Hearing Notice

Ordinance No.06-20 An Ordinance Requesting An Additional Appropriation To The 2020 Budget (Local Income Tax for Public Safety) (Submitted by Controller) [No. of Readings 2 of 2] PUBLIC HEARING
Documents: Ord. No. 06-20 | Public Hearing Notice

NEW BUSINESS:

Resolution No. 06-20 A Resolution Waiving Certain Procedures And Formalities During Disaster Emergency Pursuant To I.C. 10-14-3-17 And Authorizing The President Of The Common Council To Act For And On Behalf Of The Council If Required (Sponsored by Mayor John Dennis and Council President Peter Bunder) [No. of Readings 1 of 1]
Documents: Res. No. 06-20

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