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Posted on: March 26, 2020

City Council to Host Remote Meeting on Monday, March 30 at 5:00 PM

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On Monday, March 30, 2020, at 5:00 PM, the Portland City Council will conduct its first virtual workshop and meeting using emergency legislation, Sec. G-1 MRSA §403-A, that allows cities and towns to conduct meetings online. The meeting includes an agenda item to consider renewing and amending the proclamation declaring a State of Emergency and Requirement to Stay at Home, which was issued by the City Manager on March 24. The workshop agenda includes an update on city operations, a legislative update, and a financial impact update. 

The agenda for the workshop and meeting can be found by visiting 

The workshop and meeting will be conducted remotely using Zoom. Instructions for the public to attend are included on each agenda and below. 

Instructions for Accessing the Workshop & Meeting Using Zoom 

Allow your computer to install the free Zoom app to get the best meeting experience. Participants can join by phone only, if they prefer. If you are not able to attend live, the City will be posting a recording of the meeting on its website and YouTube channel once it has concluded. 

The meeting can be accessed via this link:  

Public comment will be taken. If you wish to offer public comment, you will need to use the "raise your hand" feature. To raise your hand via the telephone, please hit *9. You will be un-muted by the host when it is time for public comment. 

To join via Telephone dial

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Or one-tap for mobile:

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