On Thursday, April 22, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors will be holding a work session to discuss the potential establishment of a Tax Increment Financing district to include the Third Street Corridor. The work session will be held virtually, with board members and staff attending remotely beginning at 8:00 a.m. This work session will be streamed on the City of Marquette YouTube channel, at https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofMarquetteGov. Please note that the YouTube livestream will have at least a 20 second delay, and that anyone that wishes to offer public comment via Zoom (directions are provided below) will need to open the livestream to follow along while they wait to enter the meeting.
There will be three options for public participation in this work session: video conferencing, phone conferencing, or written comment. There will be two public comment periods for the meeting, one near the beginning of the agenda and one at the end. Comments are limited to three minutes and speakers must give their name and address before speaking.
In order to offer a live video comment, you must visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86430236699.
Members of the public wishing to call in and make a comment over the phone will need to call 312-626-6799and enter the meeting ID: 864 3023 6699.
The video and phone conference lobby will open at 7:50 a.m. on April 22. When participating via video or phone, you will be placed in a virtual waiting room until the Public Comment portions of the work sessions are reached. Once Public Comment begins, the chair will go through each person waiting in the lobby, providing the opportunity to address the full board. It is recommended participants follow along on YouTube to know when the Public Comment portion is nearing, and to be ready to comment.
Written comments will be presented to the board during the work session and can be submitted by emailing Becky@downtownmarquette.org. Written submissions will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on April 21.