Announcements

June 22, 2020 City of Macomb Committee of the Whole Meeting Notice of Meeting by Teleconference

Due to the essential nature of public meetings in conducting official City business and in line with the prohibition of gatherings, the upcoming Monday, June 22, 2020 City of Macomb meeting will take place via teleconference utilizing Zoom Video Communications.
The Council will not attend and there will be no Public or Press allowed in person at the meeting, but alternative methods will be used.
• MEETING START TIME – Committee of the Whole meeting will start at 5:15 p.m.

CONNECTION DETAILS: https://zoom.us/j/92095270933 (ID: 920 9527 0933)

or call 1 312 626 6799 with ID: 920 9527 0933

• PUBLIC COMMENT – Public Comment will be conducted as usual near the beginning of the meeting with the standard three (3) minute time limit. To ensure the public will be able to participate the city is providing three ways in which the public can submit their comments. The public will be asked to identify themselves if they connect to the Zoom meeting.

1. TELECONFERENCED — Public is invited to participate via Zoom Video Communications. When the presiding officer calls for public comments during the meeting, an attendee wishing to speak by video and/or audio link will be asked to “raise hand”.

A. If using a PC or Mac:
1. During a meeting, click on the icon labeled “Participants” at the bottom center of your PC or Mac screen.
2. At the bottom of the window on the right side of the screen, click the button labeled “Raise Hand.” Your digital hand is now raised. The meeting presiding officer will recognize you to speak for not more than three minutes.
3. After speaking, lower you hand by clicking the same button, now labeled “Lower Hand.”
B. If using a mobile device:
1. Tap “Raise Hand” at the bottom left corner of the screen. The hand icon will turn blue and the text below it will switch to say “Lower Hand” while your hand is raised.
2. The meeting presiding officer will recognize you to speak for not more than three minutes.
3. After speaking, lower you hand by clicking the same button, now labeled “Lower Hand.”
C. Call in via phone to: 1 312 626 6799 with ID: 512 765 365
i. When the presiding officer calls for public comment the audio will be unmuted and individuals can provide public comment.

2. E-MAILED – Public comments can be submitted via email to publiccomments@cityofmacomb.com with the subject “Public Comment” up until 3pm the day of the meeting. The City Clerk will read emails received out loud (up to 3 minutes) into the public record.

3. MAILED – Public comments can be mailed to the City of Macomb, 232 E. Jackson, Macomb IL 61455. Please include “City Council Public Comment” on the outside of the envelope. Please know that postage delivery time could cause the mailing to arrive after the meeting time.

• SOCIAL DISTANCING – Public meetings will be conducted via teleconference/virtually utilizing Zoom Video Communications to insure recommended social distancing.

• AGENDA — The meeting agenda follows this page and is posted at www.cityofmacomb.com and on the exterior of City Hall, 232 E. Jackson, Macomb, IL.

• MEDIA – Members of the media may stay on the zoom connection after the meeting concludes to interview the Mayor, Council or City staff.

• NOTICE – Members of the public participating in the meeting via Zoom will be muted unless recognized by the presiding officer to speak. Participants joining the meeting via Zoom agree that video and/or audio from their computer or device may be broadcast to other meeting participants and may be recorded. By joining the meeting, participants also agree that their video feed to the meeting may be disabled by the presiding officer and their audio feed may be muted.

• MEETING VIDEOS – The meeting videos will continue to be aired on Channel 15 and can be viewed on the City’s YouTube page at www.bit.ly/macombyoutube

• QUESTIONS — Questions about the teleconference meeting may be directed to City Administrator, Scott Coker scoker@cityofmacomb.com (309) 837-0501.

June 15, 2020 City of Macomb Council Meeting Notice of Meeting by Teleconference

Due to the essential nature of public meetings in conducting official City business and in line with the prohibition of gatherings, the upcoming Monday, June 15, 2020 City of Macomb meeting will take place via teleconference utilizing Zoom Video Communications.
The Council will not attend and there will be no Public or Press allowed in person at the meeting, but alternative methods will be used.

• MEETING START TIME – Council meeting will start at 5:15 p.m.

Connection Details: https://zoom.us/j/99811006778 (ID 998 1100 6778)

or Call 1 312 626 6799 with ID: 998 1100 6778

• PUBLIC COMMENT – Public Comment will be conducted as usual near the beginning of the meeting with the standard three (3) minute time limit. To ensure the public will be able to participate the city is providing three ways in which the public can submit their comments. The public will be asked to identify themselves if they connect to the Zoom meeting.

1. TELECONFERENCED — Public is invited to participate via Zoom Video Communications using connection details. When the presiding officer calls for public comments during the meeting, an attendee wishing to speak by video and/or audio link will be asked to “raise hand”.

A. If using a PC or Mac:
1. During a meeting, click on the icon labeled “Participants” at the bottom center of your PC or Mac screen.
2. At the bottom of the window on the right side of the screen, click the button labeled “Raise Hand.” Your digital hand is now raised. The meeting presiding officer will recognize you to speak for not more than three minutes.
3. After speaking, lower you hand by clicking the same button, now labeled “Lower Hand.”
B. If using a mobile device:
1. Tap “Raise Hand” at the bottom left corner of the screen. The hand icon will turn blue and the text below it will switch to say “Lower Hand” while your hand is raised.
2. The meeting presiding officer will recognize you to speak for not more than three minutes.
3. After speaking, lower you hand by clicking the same button, now labeled “Lower Hand.”
C. Call in via phone with connection details.
i. When the presiding officer calls for public comment the audio will be unmuted and individuals can provide public comment.

2. E-MAILED – Public comments can be submitted via email to publiccomments@cityofmacomb.com with the subject “Public Comment” up until 3pm the day of the meeting. The City Clerk will read emails received out loud (up to 3 minutes) into the public record.

3. MAILED – Public comments can be mailed to the City of Macomb, 232 E. Jackson, Macomb IL 61455. Please include “City Council Public Comment” on the outside of the envelope. Please know that postage delivery time could cause the mailing to arrive after the meeting time.

• SOCIAL DISTANCING – Public meetings will be conducted via teleconference/virtually utilizing Zoom Video Communications to insure recommended social distancing.

• AGENDA — The meeting agenda follows this page and is posted at www.cityofmacomb.com and on the exterior of City Hall, 232 E. Jackson, Macomb, IL.

• MEDIA – Members of the media may stay on the zoom connection after the meeting concludes to interview the Mayor, Council or City staff.

• NOTICE – Members of the public participating in the meeting via Zoom will be muted unless recognized by the presiding officer to speak. Participants joining the meeting via Zoom agree that video and/or audio from their computer or device may be broadcast to other meeting participants and may be recorded. By joining the meeting, participants also agree that their video feed to the meeting may be disabled by the presiding officer and their audio feed may be muted.

• MEETING VIDEOS – The meeting videos will continue to be aired on Channel 15 and can be viewed on the City’s YouTube page at www.bit.ly/macombyoutube

• QUESTIONS — Questions about the teleconference meeting may be directed to City Administrator, Scott Coker scoker@cityofmacomb.com (309) 837-0501.

June 8, 2020 City of Macomb Committee of the Whole Meeting Notice of Meeting by Teleconference

Due to the essential nature of public meetings in conducting official City business and in line with the prohibition of gatherings, the upcoming Monday, June 8, 2020 City of Macomb meeting will take place via teleconference utilizing Zoom Video Communications.
The Council will not attend and there will be no Public or Press allowed in person at the meeting, but alternative methods will be used.
• MEETING START TIME – Committee of the Whole meeting will start at 5:15 p.m.

CONNECTION DETAILS: https://zoom.us/j/93319910488 (ID: 933 1991 0488

or

Call 1 312 626 6799 with ID: 933 1991 0488

• PUBLIC COMMENT – Public Comment will be conducted as usual near the beginning of the meeting with the standard three (3) minute time limit. To ensure the public will be able to participate the city is providing three ways in which the public can submit their comments. The public will be asked to identify themselves if they connect to the Zoom meeting.

1. TELECONFERENCED — Public is invited to participate via Zoom Video Communications. When the presiding officer calls for public comments during the meeting, an attendee wishing to speak by video and/or audio link will be asked to “raise hand”.

A. If using a PC or Mac:
1. During a meeting, click on the icon labeled “Participants” at the bottom center of your PC or Mac screen.
2. At the bottom of the window on the right side of the screen, click the button labeled “Raise Hand.” Your digital hand is now raised. The meeting presiding officer will recognize you to speak for not more than three minutes.
3. After speaking, lower you hand by clicking the same button, now labeled “Lower Hand.”
B. If using a mobile device:
1. Tap “Raise Hand” at the bottom left corner of the screen. The hand icon will turn blue and the text below it will switch to say “Lower Hand” while your hand is raised.
2. The meeting presiding officer will recognize you to speak for not more than three minutes.
3. After speaking, lower you hand by clicking the same button, now labeled “Lower Hand.”
C. Call in via phone to: 1 312 626 6799 with ID: 512 765 365
i. When the presiding officer calls for public comment the audio will be unmuted and individuals can provide public comment.

2. E-MAILED – Public comments can be submitted via email to publiccomments@cityofmacomb.com with the subject “Public Comment” up until 3pm the day of the meeting. The City Clerk will read emails received out loud (up to 3 minutes) into the public record.

3. MAILED – Public comments can be mailed to the City of Macomb, 232 E. Jackson, Macomb IL 61455. Please include “City Council Public Comment” on the outside of the envelope. Please know that postage delivery time could cause the mailing to arrive after the meeting time.

• SOCIAL DISTANCING – Public meetings will be conducted via teleconference/virtually utilizing Zoom Video Communications to insure recommended social distancing.

• AGENDA — The meeting agenda follows this page and is posted at www.cityofmacomb.com and on the exterior of City Hall, 232 E. Jackson, Macomb, IL.

• MEDIA – Members of the media may stay on the zoom connection after the meeting concludes to interview the Mayor, Council or City staff.

• NOTICE – Members of the public participating in the meeting via Zoom will be muted unless recognized by the presiding officer to speak. Participants joining the meeting via Zoom agree that video and/or audio from their computer or device may be broadcast to other meeting participants and may be recorded. By joining the meeting, participants also agree that their video feed to the meeting may be disabled by the presiding officer and their audio feed may be muted.

• MEETING VIDEOS – The meeting videos will continue to be aired on Channel 15 and can be viewed on the City’s YouTube page at www.bit.ly/macombyoutube

• QUESTIONS — Questions about the teleconference meeting may be directed to City Administrator, Scott Coker scoker@cityofmacomb.com (309) 837-0501.

June 1, 2020 City of Macomb Council Meeting Notice of Meeting by Teleconference

Due to the essential nature of public meetings in conducting official City business and in line with the prohibition of gatherings, the upcoming Monday, June 1, 2020 City of Macomb meeting will take place via teleconference utilizing Zoom Video Communications.
The Council will not attend and there will be no Public or Press allowed in person at the meeting, but alternative methods will be used.

• MEETING START TIME – Council meeting will start at 5:15 p.m.

CONNECTION DETAILS: https://zoom.us/j/94914643202 (ID: 949 1464 3202)

or Call 1 312 626 6799 with ID: 949 1464 3202

• PUBLIC COMMENT – Public Comment will be conducted as usual near the beginning of the meeting with the standard three (3) minute time limit. To ensure the public will be able to participate the city is providing three ways in which the public can submit their comments. The public will be asked to identify themselves if they connect to the Zoom meeting.

1. TELECONFERENCED — Public is invited to participate via Zoom Video Communications using connection details. When the presiding officer calls for public comments during the meeting, an attendee wishing to speak by video and/or audio link will be asked to “raise hand”.

A. If using a PC or Mac:
1. During a meeting, click on the icon labeled “Participants” at the bottom center of your PC or Mac screen.
2. At the bottom of the window on the right side of the screen, click the button labeled “Raise Hand.” Your digital hand is now raised. The meeting presiding officer will recognize you to speak for not more than three minutes.
3. After speaking, lower you hand by clicking the same button, now labeled “Lower Hand.”
B. If using a mobile device:
1. Tap “Raise Hand” at the bottom left corner of the screen. The hand icon will turn blue and the text below it will switch to say “Lower Hand” while your hand is raised.
2. The meeting presiding officer will recognize you to speak for not more than three minutes.
3. After speaking, lower you hand by clicking the same button, now labeled “Lower Hand.”
C. Call in via phone with connection details.
i. When the presiding officer calls for public comment the audio will be unmuted and individuals can provide public comment.

2. E-MAILED – Public comments can be submitted via email to publiccomments@cityofmacomb.com with the subject “Public Comment” up until 3pm the day of the meeting. The City Clerk will read emails received out loud (up to 3 minutes) into the public record.

3. MAILED – Public comments can be mailed to the City of Macomb, 232 E. Jackson, Macomb IL 61455. Please include “City Council Public Comment” on the outside of the envelope. Please know that postage delivery time could cause the mailing to arrive after the meeting time.

• SOCIAL DISTANCING – Public meetings will be conducted via teleconference/virtually utilizing Zoom Video Communications to insure recommended social distancing.

• AGENDA — The meeting agenda follows this page and is posted at www.cityofmacomb.com and on the exterior of City Hall, 232 E. Jackson, Macomb, IL.

• MEDIA – Members of the media may stay on the zoom connection after the meeting concludes to interview the Mayor, Council or City staff.

• NOTICE – Members of the public participating in the meeting via Zoom will be muted unless recognized by the presiding officer to speak. Participants joining the meeting via Zoom agree that video and/or audio from their computer or device may be broadcast to other meeting participants and may be recorded. By joining the meeting, participants also agree that their video feed to the meeting may be disabled by the presiding officer and their audio feed may be muted.

• MEETING VIDEOS – The meeting videos will continue to be aired on Channel 15 and can be viewed on the City’s YouTube page at www.bit.ly/macombyoutube

• QUESTIONS — Questions about the teleconference meeting may be directed to City Administrator, Scott Coker scoker@cityofmacomb.com (309) 837-0501.

CITY HALL REOPENS TO THE PUBLIC

Macomb City Hall will reopen to the public on Monday June 1st as this region of the State of Illinois moves into Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois plan.  The public will be able to access City Hall starting at 8am June 1st, by using the main entrance on the East of the building at 232 E. Jackson.

 

Per guidelines from the State of Illinois, visitors and employees will practice social distancing and will be required to wear face coverings.  After each visitor has conducted their business, City staff will sanitize the area.  Protective glass guards are being installed at each counter in City Hall to protect the workers and citizens.

 

Visitors coming to City Hall for an appointment or to conduct business that will take longer than 10 minutes will have their temperature taken with a non-contact thermometer.  There are no public restrooms in City Hall at this time.

 

The Community room is not available for public meetings.

 

The City appreciated everyone’s patience in these difficult times.  Details are subject to change.

FLAGS OF LOVE

MACOMB – Mayor Inman and the Flags of Love Committee announce that due to the current pandemic crisis, the customary Flags of Love display in Chandler Park will not take place on Memorial Day this year.

A Flags of Love Memorial Day video tribute honoring the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country, can be viewed on-line at the following link: https://youtu.be/ZtzrHCXWkBY.

 

May 18, 2020 City of Macomb Council Meeting Notice of Meeting by Teleconference

Due to the essential nature of public meetings in conducting official City business and in line with the prohibition of gatherings, the upcoming Monday, May 18, 2020 City of Macomb meeting will take place via teleconference utilizing Zoom Video Communications.
The Council will not attend and there will be no Public or Press allowed in person at the meeting, but alternative methods will be used.
• MEETING START TIME – Council meeting will start at 5:15 p.m.

CONNECTION DETAILS: https://zoom.us/j/97371412020 (ID: 973 7141 2020) or

Call 1 312 626 6799 with ID: 973 7141 2020

• PUBLIC COMMENT – Public Comment will be conducted as usual near the beginning of the meeting with the standard three (3) minute time limit. To ensure the public will be able to participate the city is providing three ways in which the public can submit their comments. The public will be asked to identify themselves if they connect to the Zoom meeting.

1. TELECONFERENCED — Public is invited to participate via Zoom Video Communications using connection details. When the presiding officer calls for public comments during the meeting, an attendee wishing to speak by video and/or audio link will be asked to “raise hand”.

A. If using a PC or Mac:
1. During a meeting, click on the icon labeled “Participants” at the bottom center of your PC or Mac screen.
2. At the bottom of the window on the right side of the screen, click the button labeled “Raise Hand.” Your digital hand is now raised. The meeting presiding officer will recognize you to speak for not more than three minutes.
3. After speaking, lower you hand by clicking the same button, now labeled “Lower Hand.”
B. If using a mobile device:
1. Tap “Raise Hand” at the bottom left corner of the screen. The hand icon will turn blue and the text below it will switch to say “Lower Hand” while your hand is raised.
2. The meeting presiding officer will recognize you to speak for not more than three minutes.
3. After speaking, lower you hand by clicking the same button, now labeled “Lower Hand.”
C. Call in via phone with connection details.
i. When the presiding officer calls for public comment the audio will be unmuted and individuals can provide public comment.

2. E-MAILED – Public comments can be submitted via email to publiccomments@cityofmacomb.com with the subject “Public Comment” up until 3pm the day of the meeting. The City Clerk will read emails received out loud (up to 3 minutes) into the public record.

3. MAILED – Public comments can be mailed to the City of Macomb, 232 E. Jackson, Macomb IL 61455. Please include “City Council Public Comment” on the outside of the envelope. Please know that postage delivery time could cause the mailing to arrive after the meeting time.

• SOCIAL DISTANCING – Public meetings will be conducted via teleconference/virtually utilizing Zoom Video Communications to insure recommended social distancing.

• AGENDA — The meeting agenda follows this page and is posted at www.cityofmacomb.com and on the exterior of City Hall, 232 E. Jackson, Macomb, IL.

• MEDIA – Members of the media may stay on the zoom connection after the meeting concludes to interview the Mayor, Council or City staff.

• NOTICE – Members of the public participating in the meeting via Zoom will be muted unless recognized by the presiding officer to speak. Participants joining the meeting via Zoom agree that video and/or audio from their computer or device may be broadcast to other meeting participants and may be recorded. By joining the meeting, participants also agree that their video feed to the meeting may be disabled by the presiding officer and their audio feed may be muted.

• MEETING VIDEOS – The meeting videos will continue to be aired on Channel 15 and can be viewed on the City’s YouTube page at www.bit.ly/macombyoutube

• QUESTIONS — Questions about the teleconference meeting may be directed to City Administrator, Scott Coker scoker@cityofmacomb.com (309) 837-0501.

CITY WIDE CLEAN UP POSTPONED

Due to the ongoing pandemic, Waste Management has postponed the City Wide Clean up originally scheduled for May 11-18.

At this time, there aren’t rescheduled dates, but it is planned to be held at a later time.

Residents are asked to not place items at the curbside until the new dates are announced.