Township Council Work Session/Regular Virtual Meeting

OWNSHIP OF FRANKLIN, SOMERSET COUNTY PUBLIC NOTICE OF 2021 REMOTE MEETINGS TOWNSHIP COUNCIL

CLICK HERE FOR THIS MEETING'S AGENDA AND MINUTES

The following 2021 Remote Meeting of the Township Council of the Township of Franklin, County of Somerset will be held as follows:

TIME:                          7:00 P.M.

DATE:                         Tuesday, June 22, 2021      Work Session/Regular

AGENDA:                   As indicated above.

Formal Action will be taken at these meetings. The Remote Meetings will be held through WebEx in audio and video capacity and the public shall have the opportunity to participate in that capacity as well as through a telephonic conference line to allow members of the public to dial in by telephone to listen and provide public comment pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:39-1.4(c) by the following link or calling into the following telephone number:

June 22, 2021 (Board of Health & Township Council)
https://franklintwpnj.webex.com/franklintwpnj/onstage/g.php?MTID=e2ffb9fedb28bd49c26cc605b85255c89 

+1-408-418-9388

Access Code:  179 465 3215

Written comments can be made at least 72 hours prior to the meeting by mail, attention Township Clerk, 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset NJ 08873 or by email at annmarie.mccarthy@franklinnj.gov.  The deadline for written comments to be submitted is Saturday, June 19, 2021 by 7:00 p.m.

Instructions for Public to Access Remote Meeting: 

  • Go to Township Website:www.franklintwpnj.org

  • Click the Government tab

  • Click the Township Council tab

  • Click the Upcoming Meetings tab

  • Click the Township Council Meeting link located on DATE OF MEETING

  • Click View Details tab

  • Click link or Phone in

Instructions for Public Input:  For those members of the public that are watching via WebEx who wish to speak:  Please press the “Raise Hand” button.  For those members of the public that are listening via the call-in number who wish to speak:  Please press *3.  At the appropriate time in the meeting, Township staff will announce your name and address.  After speaking:  If on WebEx please press the “Lower Hand” button or if calling-in, please press *3 again. Public comment will be allowed for both those participating by audio only or audio and video means.

 

In addition to making public comments at any remote public meeting, the Township, in advance of the remote meeting shall allow public comment to be submitted to the Township Clerk by electronic mail and in written letter form which shall be received by the Clerk 72 hours prior to the scheduled meeting date, said deadline shall be established and posted on the website in advance of any remote public meeting.

 

Public comments submitted 72 hours prior to the remote public meeting shall be read aloud and addressed during the remote public meeting in a manner audible to all meeting participants and the public.

 

The Township of Franklin reserves the right to pass over duplicative written comments; however each comment shall be noted for the record with the content summarized.

 

The electronic communications used for the remote public meeting shall have a function which allows the Township to mute the audio of all members of the public as well as allow members of the public to mute themselves which shall be announced at the beginning of every remote public meeting.

 

If a member of the public becomes disruptive during a remote public meeting, including during any period for public comment, appropriate staff will be directed to mute or continue to mute the disruptive member of the public and warn that continued disruption may result in their being prevented from speaking during the remote public meeting or removed from the remote public meeting. Any member of the public who continues to act in a disruptive manner at a remote public meeting after receiving an initial warning may be muted while other members of the public are allowed to proceed with their question or comment. If time permits the disruptive individual shall be allowed to speak after all other members of the public have been given an opportunity to comment.  If they remain disruptive, they may be muted for the remainder of the remote public meeting.

 

In addition to adequate notice the Township shall also provide electronic notice of the remote public meeting and shall contain the content required under N.J.S.A. 10:4-8 and N.J.A.C. 5:39-1.5(a) and shall be posted on the website of the Township.  the content of the electronic notice shall also be posted on the main access door of the building where the public would routinely attend public meetings of the Township in person and the notice must be viewable from the outside, including posting notice of the meeting at any designated handicap entrance to the building.

 

At the commencement of a remote public meeting it shall be announced publicly and caused to be entered in the minutes an accurate statement regarding adequate and electronic notice or an explanation for the reason it was not adequately provided as set forth in N.J.A.C. 5:39-1.5(g).

 

All Documents relevant to this meeting are available on the Township’s Website:  www.franklintwpnj.org under Government – Township Council – Agendas and Minutes the Friday before the meeting.  You can request copies of these documents by calling the Township Clerk’s Office at 732-873-2500 ext. 6208 or emailing the Township Clerk at annmarie.mccarthy@franklinnj.gov

 

Any questions regarding these meetings please call the Township Clerk’s Office at 732-873-2500 ext. 6208 or email the Township Clerk at annmarie.mccarthy@franklinnj.gov

 

Ann Marie McCarthy, RMC, MMC, Township Clerk

Tue, June 22
7:00 pm — 8:00 pm
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OWNSHIP OF FRANKLIN, SOMERSET COUNTY PUBLIC NOTICE OF 2021 REMOTE MEETINGS TOWNSHIP COUNCIL

CLICK HERE FOR THIS MEETING'S AGENDA AND MINUTES

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