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City meetings in Richfield are now all virtual, but city officials hope to get back to this setting soon.

The city of Richfield has announced its meeting schedule for the month of January.

Due to the health and safety of residents, commissioners, and city staff, the following meetings will be held via WebEx (video teleconference):

• Jan. 12 – City Council, 7 p.m.

• Jan. 19 – Housing and Redevelopment Authority, 7 p.m.

• Jan. 19 – Economic Development Authority, 7:15 p.m.

• Jan. 19 – Community Services Commission, 7 p.m.

• Jan. 25 – Advisory Board of Health, 6 p.m. (moved from Jan. 18)

• Jan. 25 – Planning Commission, 7 p.m.

• Jan. 26 – City Council, 7 p.m.

• Jan. 28 – Sustainability Commission, 7 p.m.

City Council, HRA, EDA and Planning Commission meetings will be live-streaming on Channel 16 and available for replay on the city’s website, richfieldmn.gov.

To provide live public comment during a city council, HRA, or EDA open forum, call 612-861-0651.

The moderator will confirm the call is for the open forum and request a name and address. Callers will be placed on hold and the line muted until it is the caller’s turn to comment or testify.

To participate live during a City Council, HRA, EDA or Planning Commission public hearing, call 612-861-0651.

The meeting moderator will ask callers for a name, address and the agenda item the caller would like to address.

Comments may also be submitted by one of the following methods:

During a City Council, HRA, or EDA Open Forum, call 612-861-0651. The moderator will confirm the call for the Open Forum and ask for a name and address. Callers will be placed on hold and the line muted until it is time for the comment or to testify.

If unable to speak live at a meeting, submit comments by one of the following methods:

City council – To provide a voicemail, call 612-861-9711 prior to 2 p.m. To comment via email, send it to kwynn@richfield.gov by 6 p.m. and include “public hearing” or “open forum” in the subject line.

HRA and EDA – To provide a voicemail, call 612-861-9764 before 2 p.m. on the day of the meeting. To comment via email, send it to ldubois@richfieldmn.gov before 6 p.m. and include “public hearing” or “open forum” in the subject line.

Planning Commission – To provide a voicemail before 2 p.m. on the day of the meeting, call 612-861-9766. To comment via email, send it to mpoehlman@richfieldmn.gov before 6 p.m. and include “public hearing” or “open forum” in the subject line.

When providing comment, also include a full name, address, phone number and the applicable agenda item.

For more information, call the city manager’s office at 612-861-9701.

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