WATCHUNG, NJ - The Borough of Watchung has announced special meetings of the Mayor and Council in April to provide updates to the council and members of the public on the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Mayor and Council of the Borough of Watchung will conduct special meetings for the sole purpose of updates to the Council and members of the public relating to the COVID-19 pandemic at 5:30 PM on the following dates and times:

Thursday, April 9, 2020 Monday, April 13, 2020 Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Saturday, April 18, 2020 Monday, April 20, 2020 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Friday, April 24, 2020 Sunday, April 26, 2020 Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Thursday, April 30, 2020
Saturday, April 11, 2020 Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Friday, April 17, 2020 Sunday, April 19, 2020 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Thursday, April 23, 2020 Saturday, April 25, 2020 Monday, April 27, 2020 Wednesday, April 29, 2020
               
Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting electronically. To call into the meeting, dial 1 (872) 240-3412. It will prompt you for an access code. Type 592870653#. You do not need an audio pin, so just press #. Members of the public will have the ability to provide public comments during the special meetings.

All of the special meetings listed above are open to the public, consistent with the Open Public Meetings Act (Ch. 231, Laws of 1975, State of New Jersey) and that advance notice is herein provided as of the date listed on this notice. However, due to the public health emergency in the State of New Jersey, as declared in Executive Order 103, the COVID-19 pandemic and in an effort to follow best practices recommended by the United States Center for Disease Control, Borough Hall is closed to the general public and the special meetings will not be “in-person” and will be conducted electronically, solely by virtual means as permitted by the provisions of the New Jersey Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-8(b). Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting electronically. To call into the meeting, dial 1 (872) 240-3412. It will prompt you for an access code. Type 592870653#. You do not need an audio pin, so just press #. Members of the public will have the ability to provide public comments during the special meetings.
Aside from the COVID-19 updates provided, the Mayor and Council will not take formal action at the Special Meetings listed above, except to open and close said special meeting.