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Las Vegas City Council meeting ceremonial items postponed, public comment online

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Posted at 9:16 AM, May 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-19 12:19:07-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The City of Las Vegas will move forward with Wednesday’s city council meeting with additional safety precautions in place due to concerns about COVID-19.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall, located at 495 S. Main St.

All ceremonial items have been postponed and social distancing will be practiced inside council chambers.

Anyone from the public who attends the meeting in person will need to be medically screened in front of City Hall prior to entering.

In addition to the regular meeting, there will also be a Special Joint City Council and Redevelopment Agency Budget meeting. The special meeting is not scheduled to begin before 10 a.m.

The meetings are set to move forward to maintain government functions and allow the city to continue to provide critical services.

In addition to social distancing and hand sanitizer being available, the meeting will be broadcast live as normal on KCLV Channel 2, the city’s government access television station, and at kclv.tv/live.

Public comment will be available for the items on the City Council and Redevelopment Agency agendas online at LasVegasNevada.gov/councilcomment and via email at citycouncillive@lasvegasnevada.gov.

Comments will be taken on individual items at the meeting and while the item has been called during the meeting.

In addition, the city updates its blog, lasvegasnevada.gov/coronavirus, with information, including city closures and event cancellations.