City Council Meeting Information
Information for Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Mayor & City Council work session at 5:30 PM
The City of Watkinsville has scheduled a work session from 5:30 PM to 7 PM on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 to discuss Police Chief Brock’s recommendations for traffic calming on local roadways and share information about the use of CARES Act funds.
This month the Mayor, City Council, Attorney, staff, those making appearances, media, and no more than six (6) citizens will meet in person at City Hall (191 VFW Drive).
Due to Coronavirus, in person attendance is limited, so the city may comply with the CDC recommendation to maintain six (6) feet of distance between persons. To comply with Governor Kemp’s Executive Order, attendees are encouraged to wear a mask to cover their nose and mouth.
Access to the simultaneous broadcast of the meeting will be available via RingCentral through an internet link or by phone which is provided below. In addition, information on how to connect is posted at City Hall and available online at www.cityofwatkinsville.com.
Please note that upon entry, all RingCentral participants will be muted and their cameras disabled.
Work sessions typically do not allow for public comment. However, should the Council wish to take public comments, citizens using RingCentral who are invited to speak will be unmuted.
The meeting will be recorded, and the recording will be posted to the city’s website (www.cityofwatkinsville.com) after the meeting.
How to join:
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/1485054387
For the best audio experience, please use computer audio.
Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +1(470)8692200,,1485054387# (US East)
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1(470)8692200 (US East)
Meeting ID: 148 505 4387
International numbers available: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/teleconference
How to access and interface:
Browser. RingCentral Meetings Participants do not need to download the application for desktop or mobile app to join the meeting. They may simply click the meeting link and join a meeting via browser.
Desktop Computer. Follow the link above and download the application to your desktop. Participants have standard controls at the bottom menu bar of the meeting as well as the Raise Hand and Rename (Windows and Android only) features.
Mobile device. Follow the link above and download the application to your mobile device. Participants have standard controls at the bottom menu bar of the meeting as well as the Raise Hand and Rename (Windows and Android only) features.
Raise Hand: If you’d like to notify the host that you need their attention, use the Raise Hand feature. The Host will get a notification that you have raised your hand and will address you at the appropriate time. To access this feature, (from a desktop computer) click on the “Participants” icon at the bottom of the screen, then click “Raise Hand” in bottom right hand portion of participant box. From a mobile device, press the “Raise Hand” icon at the bottom of the screen.
Chat: There is a chat feature which will allow public comment to be received. This will be monitored and coordinate by staff, so the sharing of comments occurs at the appropriate times as designated on the agenda. To access this feature, (from a desktop computer) click Chat at the bottom of the screen or (from mobile device) click Participants at the bottom of the screen and select Chat. Type your message in the text box and hit Enter on your keyboard to send your message.
Questions? Please call City Hall at 706-769-5161.