Public testimony to be taken at Portland City Council meeting
The Portland City Council will take public testimony on Wednesday for the first time since it began holding hearings remotely.
Those wanting to testify must register in advance online and say which agenda item they want to comment on. Testimony is limited to three minutes.
The April 8 agenda can be found at here.
You can find the link to register is here.
City Hall closed down because of the COVID-19 crisis on April 18. Council members have attended all hearings remotely since then. Live public testimony has not be allowed, although people were urged to submit written comments in advance by emailing the council clerk.
Council meetings are streamed live on the city's website and on community TV. Only the audio of the remote meetings was available until last week, when some presentations were shown. It is not clear whether any of the council members will be visible during Wednesday's meeting. No witnesses will be.
You can read a previous Portland Tribune story about Wednesday's council meeting here.
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