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Upcoming Charleston City Council meeting to take place at James Island Recreation Center

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Charleston City Council will meet in person next week for the first time since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. The meeting will take place at 5 pm, Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at the James Island Recreation Center, located at 1088 Quail Drive.

Limited seating will be available due to social distancing requirements. The meeting will be streamed live on the city’s YouTube channel and citizens will be able to dial in to listen to the meeting by calling 1-929-205-6099 and entering the access code: 912096416.

Citizens who would like to speak on a public hearing matter or during the citizen participation period will be able to do so either in person at the meeting or virtually.

To speak in person at the Council meeting, citizens have until 5 p.m. to sign up at the meeting location.

To participate virtually, all comments and requests to speak during the meeting (via Zoom or telephone) must be received by noon, Monday, May 24th. To do so, citizens may use one of the following methods:

  • Leave a voicemail at 843-579- 6313. If requesting to speak, please provide a name and telephone number;
  • Complete the form at http://innovate.charleston-sc.gov/comments/.
  • Mail comments to: Clerk of Council, 80 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401

City of Charleston Clerk of Council Jennifer Cook said, “As City Council met virtually over the past year, we found that citizens were at times more engaged than ever. It is clear there is a desire for citizens to be able to watch meetings online and submit public comment through alternate means, and we intend to carry this practice forward, even as Covid-19 restrictions are lifted and Council meetings resume in person.”

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