Public Hearing Notice regarding GLWA’s proposed biennial budget for the two-year period ended June 30, 2023 (FY 2022 and FY 2023)
Notice is hereby given that the Great Lakes Water Authority Board of Directors will hold a Public Hearing on the proposed FY 2022 and FY 2023 biennial budget.
DATE: Wednesday, February 24, 2021
TIME: 2:00 p.m.
PLACE: Zoom Telephonic Meeting
Public Call-In Number: 877 853 5247 US Toll-Free
or 888 788 0099 US Toll-Free
Meeting ID: 896 0276 4695
The proposed biennial budget is scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2021.
The proposed biennial budget is available for public inspection online at https://www.glwater.org/financials/.
Individuals or groups wishing to make oral presentations or submit prepared statements pertaining to the proposed biennial budget may do so at the Public Hearing as outlined in this notice. Individuals or groups giving oral presentations are encouraged to also submit their presentations in writing. Oral presentations should be brief to allow all parties the opportunity to participate. A time limit will be imposed based upon registration at the hearing.
On October 14, 2020, the State of Michigan enacted certain amendments to Michigan’s Open Meetings Act (SB1108), allowing remote telephonic and electronic participation in public meetings and hearings for public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act during certain state or local emergencies. At this time, the State of Michigan, Department of Health and Human Services as well as other local health departments within the GLWA service area have declared emergencies related to the risk of infection associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Public Hearing on the FY 2022 and FY 2023 biennial budget proposed by the Great Lakes Water Authority scheduled for February 24, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. will be held via Zoom and its telephonic capabilities. Members of the public who wish to attend this Public Hearing by telephone can do so in the following manner:
Public Call-In Number: 877 853 5247 US Toll-Free; or
888 788 0099 US Toll-Free
Meeting ID: 896 0276 4695
Members of the public may offer comment in the following manner:
By Telephone: Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting and/or offer public comment by telephone should call in at the number indicated above, press *9 on their keypad to “raise their hand for public comment.” During other portions of the meeting, members of the public are asked to mute their line by pressing *6 on their keypad to mute or unmute their line.
By E-Mail: Members of the public may provide written comments to the Board by emailing those comments to CEO@glwater.org on or before 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 and should reference “February 24, 2021 Public Hearing on proposed FY 2022 and FY 2023 biennial budget” in the subject line of the e-mail. The opportunity to submit written comments by e-mail may remain open throughout the duration of the Public Hearing.
By U.S. Mail: members of the public may provide written comments by United States mail addressed to:
Sue F. McCormick, Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority
Detroit, Michigan, 48226
Written comments by U.S. mail should reference “February 24, 2021 Public Hearing on proposed FY 2022 and FY 2023 biennial budget” in the letter. The opportunity to submit written comments by U.S. mail may remain open throughout the duration of the Public Hearing.
If a member of the public requires accommodation due to a disability, please contact CEO@glwater.org or (844) 455-GLWA (4592) not less than 72 hours prior to the date of the meeting.