The Barton County Commission and the Great Bend City Council both meet Monday, and both plan virtual meetings due to COVID-19 public gathering restrictions.
The commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The meeting will be open to the public but will also be streamed live due to COVID-19.
It will be streamed through Microsoft Teams. Citizens may view the meeting through their own sign-in or by signing in anonymously.
To participate, follow the link https://bit.ly/3p0UFbV. Those who wish to take part in the discussion of any item can call 620-793-1800 for instructions.
The agenda includes a report on the renovation of the Great Bend Housing Authority High Rise, a proclamation marking May as Nationala Bike Month and an appointment to the Barton County Planning Commission.
The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, at the Great Bend Events Center, 3111 10th St. One can also view the meetings on Access TV via Cox Cable Channel 20 or live online at www.facebook.com/gbcitycouncil/. To participate in the meetings, one can take part via web at https://zoom.us/j/7207072528 (Meeting ID: 720 707 2528) or by phone by dialing 877-853-5257 toll-free Or 888-475-4499 toll-free (Meeting ID: 720 707 2528) and enter participant code if you are using both the web and the phone.
If you are using your phone and do not have a mute button, press *6 so that others participating cannot hear your background noise; to unmute hit *6 again. If one is using the web base, the mute button is on the bottom left corner.
The meeting will be recorded.
The agenda includes Police Department body armor, the purchase of a pothole patching truck, ambulance service fees and an automated water meter reading system.