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Time to return to City Hall
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 by Jo Clifton
City Council has returned to the City Hall dais, with 9 of 11 members showing up in person at Tuesday’s work session. City staff members and a couple of members of the media were on hand to observe. Although there was not a sign requiring masks, all those in the audience were well aware that face coverings were appropriate and were wearing them. Perhaps as many as half of the seats in the audience were designated as not available in order to observe social distancing. The city has posted rules to allow people to give Council their input either in person or on the phone.
This whisper has been corrected to reflect the fact that Mayor Pro Tem Natasha Harper Madison participated in the meeting virtually.
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