Non-Participating Members of the Public (Audio Only): Members of the public that do not wish to give Public Comment are advised to tune in and listen to the meeting either on local Channel 191 or streaming online here at https://www.tacm.tv/govtvnow.asp.
Participating Members of the Public: Members of the public that wish to give public comments have several options. Attendees joining the meeting will be muted by default and will not have the ability to unmute. Muting and Unmuting Attendees will be handled by the Host and Co-Host. Public Comment is limited to three minutes. The following options are available for Public Comment:
Option 1: Attendee can utilize the ZOOM application by downloading on their smartphone, tablet or computer. The ZOOM Webinar ID for the meeting is: 498-915-060. The ZOOM link is: https://zoom.us/j/498915060. Upon attendance through ZOOM they can utilize the Zoom “Raise Hand” feature to indicate they have a public comment. The Host of the meeting will mute/unmute the Attendees microphones as necessary during Public Comment.
Option 2: Attendees can direct dial into the meeting by utilizing the following Toll-Free Numbers: 877 853 5257 or 888 475 4499. There are two options for Attendee’s that directly dial in to give Public Comment as follows:
Option 2a: The Attendee can send a text or email to PublicComment@tclp.org prior or during the meeting. Attendee should provide their phone number and name in the text or email along with the item they would like to give Public Comment on. This information will allow the Host to select that Attendee to unmute their microphone for Public Comment. After the Public Comment, the Host will re-mute the microphone again.
Option 2b: The Host will announce that all microphones for remaining Attendee’s that have not yet given Public Comment will be unmuted to allow for Public Comment. We ask that you remain respectful and attempt to go in an ordered fashion and to only unmute your microphone to speak and re-mute your microphone after you are done speaking or your time has passed. When you are speaking, you will be asked tomust provide your Name and Address an if you are a TCL&P customer before proceeding with Public Comment; however, it is not required to make public comment
Due to the high number of users utilizing remote meeting platforms, you may experience delays or difficulties in calling in or accessing the online meeting platform. TCL&P will make reasonable efforts to ensure the platform is open and accessible before conducting a remote meeting. Please contact TCL&P by phone or email if you experience any difficulty in accessing the conference call meeting.
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