Zoom Information for February 18 Town Board Meetings

TOWN OF GHENT NOTICE OF MEETINGS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Please take notice that due to the statewide response to the Coronavirus, the February workshop and regular meetings of the Ghent Town Board will be held via the “Zoom” online meeting platform. The Town Board workshop meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. on February 18, 2021. The regular Town Board meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. on February 18, 2021. While the Town Hall will be physically closed, these meetings will be open remotely to the public to follow along and to participate during the public comment portion of the regular Town Board meeting. To attend, please visit zoom.us and then click “Join a Meeting”. You will be prompted to enter the following Meeting ID: 865 4897 4402. You will then be prompted to enter the following Meeting Password: 205269. If you do not already have it installed, your browser should prompt you to install Zoom. If you would prefer to attend a meeting by phone, please dial (646) 876-9923, enter the Meeting ID: 865 4897 4402, and then enter the Password: 205269. For those unable to join online or by phone, the meetings will be recorded and minutes produced. Any changes will be posted to the Town’s website at www.townofghent.org.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that there will be a public hearing before the Ghent Town Board on February 18, 2021 at 6:45 p.m. for the purpose of considering Local Law No. 1 of 2021, which would amend the Code of the Town of Ghent, Chapter 40 Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals, Section 40-8 Retention of experts by Board, to clarify that the right to retain experts does not extend to legal counsel and to expressly reserve to the Town Board the exclusive authority to appoint legal counsel to represent the Town and any of its boards. The public hearing will be held via the “Zoom” online meeting platform. To attend, please visit zoom.us and then click “Join a Meeting”. You will be prompted to enter the following Meeting ID: 865 4897 4402. You will then be prompted to enter the following Meeting Password: 205269. If you do not already have it installed, your browser should prompt you to install Zoom. If you would prefer to attend the public hearing by phone, please dial (646) 876-9923, enter the Meeting ID: 865 4897 4402, and then enter the Password: 205269. For those unable to join online or by phone, the public hearing will be recorded and minutes produced. Any changes will be posted to the Town’s website at www.townofghent.org. A copy of the proposed Local Law No. 1 of 2021 may be found on the Town website or obtained from the Ghent Town Clerk during normal business hours.

Dated: February 2, 2021

s/Michelle Radley
Ghent Town Clerk