NOTICE OF JOINT MEETING PLANNING COMMISSION & ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
The Royal Oak Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a joint meeting on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
On March 10, 2020, Governor Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-04, which declared a state-wide state of emergency due to the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, to protect the public health, and provide essential protections to vulnerable Michiganders, it is crucial that all Michiganders take steps to limit in-person contact including social distancing and limiting the number of people interacting at public gatherings. Therefore, this meeting will be held electronically, in compliance with the Open Meetings Act and Executive Order 2020-154 as issued by Governor Whitmer on July 17, 2020.
Members of the public may watch the meeting in either of the following ways: on WROK, the city’s municipal access cable channel (Wide Open West channel 10 or Comcast / Xfinity channel 17); or at WROK’s live web stream https://www.romi.gov/523/Live-Stream-and-Video-on-Demand.
Members of the public may participate in the meeting electronically by providing public comment on any planning or zoning matter, whether on the agenda or not. To participate in public comment please call (248) 246-3411 between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, and leave a recorded comment. Please give your name and the subject on which you are commenting. The chairpersons will open the public comment portion of the meeting on non-agenda items and your recorded message will be played as part of the meeting broadcast. Public comments will be limited to three (3) minutes per person. If you exceed the three-minute limit only the first three minutes will be played for meeting broadcast. If you call multiple times only your first comment will be played.
Members of the public may also contact staff to provide input or ask questions about the meeting via e-mail at https://www.romi.gov/formcenter/Planning-20/Contact-Us-Planning-118 no later than Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. When sending an e-mail message, please list within the subject line of the message the subject on which you are commenting.
Anyone wishing to participate in the meeting who needs special assistance under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is asked to contact Carol Schwanger, City Manager’s Executive Assistant, at (248) 246- 3203 by Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. so that appropriate arrangements can be made.