MEETING FORMAT: In accordance with Oregon state law, this meeting is open to the public and can be accessed and attended in person or remotely, with the exception of any executive session.
Members of the public may view the meeting in real time via the public meeting portal at www.deschutes.org/meetings. To view the meeting via Zoom, see below.
Citizen Input: The public may comment on any meeting topic that is not on the current agenda. To provide citizen input, submit an email to email@example.com or leave a voice message at 541-385-1734. Citizen input received by noon on Tuesday will be included in the meeting record for topics that are not on the Wednesday agenda.
If in-person comment from the public is allowed at the meeting, public comment will also be allowed via computer, phone or other virtual means.
Zoom Meeting Information: This meeting may be accessed via Zoom using a phone or computer.
• To join the meeting from a computer, copy and paste this link: bit.ly/3h3oqdD.
• To join by phone, call 253-215-8782 and enter webinar ID # 899 4635 9970 followed by the passcode 013510.
• If joining by a browser, use the raise hand icon to indicate you would like to provide public comment, if and when allowed. If using a phone, press *6 to indicate you would like to speak and *9 to unmute yourself when you are called on.
CALL TO ORDER
CITIZEN INPUT: Citizen Input may be provided as comment on any topic that is not on the agenda.
Note: In addition to the option of providing in-person comments at the meeting, citizen input comments may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or you may leave a brief voicemail at 541.385.1734. To be timely, citizen input must be received by noon on Tuesday in order to be included in the meeting record.
These can be any items not included on the agenda that the Commissioners wish to discuss as part of the meeting, pursuant to ORS 192.640.
At any time during the meeting, an executive session could be called to address issues relating to ORS 192.660(2)(e), real property negotiations; ORS 192.660(2)(h), litigation; ORS 192.660(2)(d), labor negotiations; ORS 192.660(2)(b), personnel issues; or other executive session categories.
Executive sessions are closed to the public; however, with few exceptions and under specific guidelines, are open to the media.