Public invited to listen in on Monday's Hawkins County Commission meeting

Jeff Bobo • May 14, 2020 at 9:00 PM

ROGERSVILLE — On Monday, the full Hawkins County Commission will hold its first meeting since February, although the public will only be allowed to listen in on the meeting via telephone conference call.

Although there have been several committee meetings over the past couple of weeks, the March and April County Commission meetings were canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis.

The commission will meet on Monday, May 18, at 6 p.m. via electronic/telephone means.

Public access to the meeting

In order to listen, in the public is invited to call 1-646-558-8656 beginning at 5:50 p.m.

Pertinent information that will be needed to listen to the meeting includes the meeting I.D. Number, which is 910 3648 8538; and the password, which is 379 761.

This meeting will include all postponed/canceled resolutions and/or amendments from the March 23 and April 27 meetings as well as the current submitted resolutions and amendments for May.

Although the pubic is not allowed to attend the meeting in the Hawkins County Courthouse, the Times News has agreed to attend and live-stream the meeting on the Times News Facebook page.

There is a link to the Times News Facebook page in the online version of this article, as well as the agenda, which is in the photo gallery section of the online article.

Submitting citizens comments

For more information, visit Hawkins County Clerk's website, www.hawkinscountyclerk.com

A form is posted at the Hawkins County Clerk’s website for comments/statements or concerns about any resolution or amendment placed on the agenda for March, April or May.

This form should be filled out by any citizen wishing to address the commission. It can be submitted to the commissioner in your district, or placed in the drop box outside the Hawkins County Clerk’s Offices — either the Rogersville or Church Hill location.

Citizens’ comments can also be submitted via email to nancy.davis@tn.gov or jim.lee@hawkinscountytn.gov or mailed to Hawkins County Clerk, 110 East Main St., Room 204, Rogersville, TN 37857.

All submissions must be received by Monday at 9 a.m. to be read at the conference call meeting.

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