Village of Posen Public Meetings will be conducted Remotely and Broadcasted Live Due to increases of Covid-19 Outbreaks

Due to an increase of Covid cases in the area, The Mayor has issued an executive order for the Village of Posen Committee Meeting and Regular Board Meetings for the Month of September to be held remotely and the Village Hall will NOT be open to the public. All Board members will participate remotely and the meetings will be broadcasted Live on Facebook. Any questions from the public for the meeting can be emailed directly to the Village Clerk at prior to 5pm on the meeting day. All questions must include your name and address for the record. All questions will be read aloud during the public portion of the meeting. The emergency order includes meetings to be held on September 14th and September 28th.

“Section 6. During the duration of the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation, the provisions of the Open Meetings Act, 5 ILCS 120, requiring or relating to in-person attendance by members of a public body are suspended. Specifically, (1) the requirement in 5 ILCS 120/2.01 that “members of a public body must be physically present” is suspended; and (2) the conditions in 5 ILCS 120/7 limiting when remote participation is permitted are suspended. Public bodies are encouraged to postpone consideration of public business where possible. When a meeting is necessary, public bodies are encouraged to provide video, audio, and/or telephonic access to meetings to ensure members of the public may monitor the meeting and to update their websites and social media feeds to keep the public fully apprised of any modifications to their meeting schedules or the format of their meetings due to COVID-19, as well their activities relating to COVID-19.”