Connect to Public Meetings / Hearings

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The City of Mercer Island has resumed conducting public meetings and public hearings before the City Council and some Council-appointed boards and commissions. To minimize the risk of COVID-19, these meetings and hearings are being conducted remotely via the Zoom video-conferencing platform.

This page provides information on how to connect to scheduled board and commission meetings and hearings via Zoom. Note: to connect with City Council meetings via Zoom visit this page.

The City of Mercer Island has resumed conducting public meetings and public hearings before the City Council and some Council-appointed boards and commissions. To minimize the risk of COVID-19, these meetings and hearings are being conducted remotely via the Zoom video-conferencing platform.

This page provides information on how to connect to scheduled board and commission meetings and hearings via Zoom. Note: to connect with City Council meetings via Zoom visit this page.

  • Dec 9, 2020 - Design Commission Regular Video Meeting

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    09 Nov 2020

    The Design Commission meeting will be held virtually using video conferencing technology provided by Zoom, and the public will have the opportunity to provide comment during Appearances or during the Public Hearing by either calling in or logging onto the meeting as a Zoom attendee.

    Registering to Speak: Individuals wishing to speak during live Appearances or wishing to provide comment during the Public Hearing will need to register their request with the Sr. Administrative Assistant at 206-275-7791 or email at andrea.larson@mercerisland.gov and leave a message before 4pm on the day of the Design Commission meeting. Please reference “Appearances” or “Public Hearing Public Comment”. Each speaker will be allowed three (3) minutes to speak.

    Public Comment by Video: Notify the Sr. Administrative Assistant in advance that you wish to speak on camera and staff will be prepared to permit temporary video access when you enter the live Design Commission meeting. Please remember to activate the video option on your phone or computer, ensure your room is well lit, and kindly ensure that your background is appropriate for all audience ages. Screen sharing will not be permitted, but documents may be emailed to the Design Commission.

    Submitting Written Comments: The City will also accept written comments until such time that the public hearing is adjourned. Please send written comments to robin.proebsting@mercerisland.gov.

    To attend the hearing, please use the following Zoom information:

    Join by Telephone at 7:00 pm: To listen to the hearing via telephone, please call 253-215-8782 and enter Meeting ID 919 5027 3408 and Passcode 019924 when prompted.

    OR

    Join by Internet at 7:00 pm: To watch the hearing over the internet via your computer microphone/ speakers follow these steps:

    1. Click this Link
    2. If the Zoom app is not installed on your computer, you will be prompted to download it.
    3. If prompted for Meeting ID, enter 919 5027 3408
    4. Enter Passcode 019924

    For the safety and wellbeing of the public and staff, the City strongly recommends that people attend the meeting by viewing it live on Zoom. Should restrictions on “in-person” meetings be lifted, opportunity to provide comment during either Appearances or the Public Hearing will be available at City Hall, located at 9611 SE 36th Street, Mercer Island, WA 98040. Strict social distancing requirements will be required of all in person attendees.

  • Dec 3, 2020 - Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting

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    25 Nov 2020

    NOTICE OF PARKS & RECREATION VIDEO MEETING
    The virtual meeting will be broadcast live on Zoom and recorded and saved on the City’s YouTube Channel.

    Registering to Speak: Individuals wishing to speak live during Appearances will need to register their request with Tammy Bodmer at 425.346.7856 or email tammy.bodmer@mercergov.org and leave a message before 4 PM on the day of the meeting. Please reference "Appearances" on your correspondence. Each speaker will be allowed three (3) minutes to speak.

    Join by Telephone at 5:30 PM: To listen to the meeting via telephone, please call 253.215.8782 and enter Webinar ID 932 2104 3207 and Password 040842 if prompted.

    Join by Internet at 5:30 PM: To watch the meeting over the internet via your computer, follow these steps:

    1) Click this link

    2) If the Zoom app is not installed on your computer, you will be prompted to download it.

    3) If prompted for Webinar ID, enter 932 2104 3207 Enter Password 040842

    For the safety and wellbeing of the public and staff, the City strongly recommends that community members attend the meeting by viewing the live feed on Zoom or watching the recording of the video conference on the City’s YouTube Channel, which will be available approximately 24 hours after the meeting.

    Deborah Estrada, City Clerk

    NOTICE:

    • Website Public Notice, November 25
    • Parks & Recreation Calendar, November 2
    • Let's Talk, November 25
    • Agenda Email Distribution, November 2 & 17

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  • Nov 19, 2020 - Open Space Conservancy Trust

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    30 Oct 2020

    11/19 Agenda

    11/19 HTML Agenda Packet

    Notice is hereby given that the Open Space Conservancy Trust will hold a Special Video Meeting on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 5:00 PM to approve the minutes of the last meeting, receive an update on Social Trail Rehab, discuss the Volunteer Program, and receive a second draft of the OSCT bylaws and consider adoption.

    All board members and staff will be participating in the meeting remotely using video conferencing technology provided by Zoom. For the safety and wellbeing of the public and staff, the City strongly recommends that people attend the meeting by viewing the live feed of the video conference via Zoom. A recording of the meeting will be available on the City’s YouTube Channel

    NOTICE:

    • Website Public Notice, November 11, 2020
    • Let's Talk, October 30, 2020
    • OSCT Calendar, October 30, 2020
    • Agenda Email Distribution List, October 28, 2020

    Join by Telephone at 5:00 PM: The public can listen to the meeting live by calling (253) 215-8782 and entering the Webinar ID: 886 7664 0744 when prompted.

    Join by Internet at 5:00 PM: To watch the meeting over the internet via your computer, follow these steps:

    1) Click this link

    2) If the Zoom app is not installed on your computer, you will be prompted to download it.

    3) If prompted for Webinar ID, enter 886 7664 0744; Enter Password 338440

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  • Nov 12, 2020 - Planning Commission Special Video Meeting

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    02 Nov 2020

    The Planning Commission meeting will be held virtually using video conferencing technology provided by Zoom, and the public will have the opportunity to provide comment during Appearances by either calling in or logging onto the meeting as a Zoom attendee.

    Public Meeting: Public meeting on the proposed Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code Amendments.

    Registering to Speak: Individuals wishing to speak during live Appearances will need to register their request with the Sr. Administrative Assistant at 206-275-7791 or email at andrea.larson@mercerisland.gov and leave a message before 4pm on the day of the Planning Commission meeting. Please reference “Appearances”. Each speaker will be allowed three (3) minutes to speak.

    Public Comment by Video: Notify the Sr. Administrative Assistant in advance that you wish to speak on camera and staff will be prepared to permit temporary video access when you enter the live Planning Commission meeting. Please remember to activate the video option on your phone or computer, ensure your room is well lit, and kindly ensure that your background is appropriate for all audience ages. Screen sharing will not be permitted, but documents may be emailed to the Planning Commission.

    Submitting Written Comments: The City will also accept written comments until such time that the public hearing is adjourned. Please send written comments to robin.proebsting@mercerisland.gov.

    To attend the meeting, please use the following Zoom information:

    Join by Telephone at 6:00 pm: To listen to the hearing via telephone, please call 253-215-8782 and enter Meeting ID 918 7473 7827 and Passcode 586255 when prompted.

    OR

    Join by Internet at 6:00 pm: To watch the hearing over the internet via your computer microphone/ speakers follow these steps:

    1. Click this Link
    2. If the Zoom app is not installed on your computer, you will be prompted to download it.
    3. If prompted for Meeting ID, enter 918 7473 7827
    4. Enter Passcode 586255

    For the safety and wellbeing of the public and staff, the City strongly recommends that people attend the meeting by viewing it live on Zoom. Should restrictions on “in-person” meetings be lifted, opportunity to provide comment during either Appearances or the Public Hearing will be available at City Hall, located at 9611 SE 36th Street, Mercer Island, WA 98040. Strict social distancing requirements will be required of all in person attendees.

  • Nov 10, 2020 - Utility Board Video Meeting

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    05 Nov 2020

    11/10 Agenda
    11/10 Agenda Packet

    Notice is hereby given that the Mercer Island Utility Board will hold its Regular Meeting on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 5PM, using teleconferencing technology provided by Zoom. Pursuant to the Governor’s Safe Start reopening plan, and for the safety and wellbeing of the public and staff, City Hall remains closed. The public is encouraged to view the video recording on the City’s YouTube Channel, which will be uploaded 24-48 hours after the meeting.

    Listen to the meeting live . . .

    Join by Telephone at 5:00 PM: To listen to the meeting via telephone, please call 253.215.8782 and enter Webinar ID 842 9786 2772 and Password 851646 when prompted.

    Join by Internet at 5:00 PM: To watch the meeting over the internet via your computer, follow these steps:
    1) Click this link
    2) If the Zoom app is not installed on your computer, you will be prompted to download it.
    3) If prompted for Webinar ID, enter 842 9786 2772; Enter Password 851646

    Deborah Estrada, City Clerk

    NOTICE:

    • Utility Board - 10/14/20, 11/5/20
    • Agenda Email Distribution List - 10/15/20, 11/02/20
    • Website Public Notice - 10/27/20

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  • Nov 5, 2020 - Parks & Recreation Commission Regular Video Meeting

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    04 Nov 2020

    11/5 Agenda
    11/5 Agenda Packet

    NOTICE OF PARKS & RECREATION VIDEO MEETING
    The virtual meeting will be broadcast live on Zoom and recorded and saved on the City’s YouTube Channel

    Registering to Speak: Individuals wishing to speak live during Appearances will need to register their request with Tammy Bodmer at 425.346.7856 or email tammy.bodmer@mercergov.org and leave a message before 4 PM on the day of the meeting. Please reference "Appearances" on your correspondence. Each speaker will be allowed three (3) minutes to speak.

    Join by Telephone at 6:30 PM: To listen to the meeting via telephone, please call 253.215.8782 and enter Webinar ID 963 2184 0163 and Password 983582 when prompted.

    Join by Internet at 6:30 PM: To watch the meeting over the internet via your computer, follow these steps:

    1) Click this link

    2) If the Zoom app is not installed on your computer, you will be prompted to download it.

    3) If prompted for Webinar ID, enter 963 2184 0163 Enter Password 983582

    For the safety and wellbeing of the public and staff, the City strongly recommends that community members attend the meeting by viewing the live feed on Zoom or watching the recording of the video conference on the City’s YouTube Channel, which will be available approximately 24 hours after the meeting.

    Deborah Estrada, City Clerk

    NOTICE:

    • Website Public Notice, October 29
    • Parks & Recreation Calendar, October 23
    • Let's Talk, October 23
    • Agenda Email Distribution, October 20 and 22

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  • Oct 14, 2020 - Utility Board Special Virtual Meeting

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    08 Oct 2020

    10/14 Agenda
    10/14 HTML Agenda Packet

    The virtual meeting will be broadcast live on Zoom and recorded and saved on the City’s YouTube Channel

    Join by Telephone at 5:00 PM: To listen to the meeting via telephone, please call 253.215.8782 and enter Webinar ID 862 3441 6906 and Password 851646 when prompted.

    Join by Internet at 5:00 PM: To watch the meeting over the internet via your computer, follow these steps:

    1) Click this link

    2) If the Zoom app is not installed on your computer, you will be prompted to download it.

    3) If prompted for Webinar ID, enter 862 3441 6906; Enter Password 851646

    For the safety and wellbeing of the public and staff, the City strongly recommends that community members attend the meeting by viewing the live feed of the video conference on the City’s YouTube Channel, or on MI-TV Channel 21.

  • Oct 14, 2020 - Arts Council Regular Video Meeting

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    06 Oct 2020

    10/14 Agenda
    10/14 Agenda Packet

    NOTICE OF ARTS COUNCIL REGULAR VIDEO MEETING

    Notice is hereby given that the Arts Council will hold a Regular Video Meeting on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 6:30 PM.

    All board members and staff will be participating in the meeting remotely using video conferencing technology provided by Zoom. For the safety and wellbeing of the public and staff, the City strongly recommends that individuals attend the meeting by viewing the live feed of the video conference via Zoom. A recording of the meeting will be available on the City’s YouTube Channel, which will be available approximately 24 hours after the meeting.

    Deborah A. Estrada, City Clerk

    NOTICE:

    • Arts Council Email and Calendar, October 2, 2020
    • Website News, October 2, 2020

    Join by Telephone at 6:30 PM: The public can listen to the meeting live by calling (253) 215-8782 and entering the Webinar ID: 939 9058 2466 when prompted.

    Join by Internet at 6:30 PM: To watch the meeting over the internet via your computer, follow these steps:

    1) Click this link

    2) If the Zoom app is not installed on your computer, you will be prompted to download it.

    3) If prompted for Webinar ID, enter 939 9058 2466; Enter Password 058495

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  • Oct 28, 2020 - Design Commission Regular Video Meeting

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    28 Sep 2020

    The Design Commission meeting will be held virtually using video conferencing technology provided by Zoom, and the public will have the opportunity to provide comment during Appearances or during the Public Hearing by either calling in or logging onto the meeting as a Zoom attendee.

    Public Hearing: File No. DSR19-017 - A request for Design Commission Design Review for a proposed rehabilitation of the existing regional wastewater pump station, including the addition of generator building and improvements to site access.

    Registering to Speak: Individuals wishing to speak during live Appearances or wishing to provide comment during the Public Hearing will need to register their request with the Sr. Administrative Assistant at 206-275-7791 or email at andrea.larson@mercerisland.gov and leave a message before 4pm on the day of the Design Commission meeting. Please reference “Appearances” or “Public Hearing Public Comment”. Each speaker will be allowed three (3) minutes to speak.

    Public Comment by Video: Notify the Sr. Administrative Assistant in advance that you wish to speak on camera and staff will be prepared to permit temporary video access when you enter the live Design Commission meeting. Please remember to activate the video option on your phone or computer, ensure your room is well lit, and kindly ensure that your background is appropriate for all audience ages. Screen sharing will not be permitted, but documents may be emailed to the Design Commission.

    Submitting Written Comments: The City will also accept written comments until such time that the public hearing is adjourned. Please send written comments to robin.proebsting@mercerisland.gov.

    To attend the meeting, please use the following Zoom information:

    Join by Telephone at 7:00 pm: To listen to the hearing via telephone, please call 253-215-8782 and enter Meeting ID 976 9412 3994 and Passcode 019924 when prompted.

    OR

    Join by Internet at 7:00 pm: To watch the hearing over the internet via your computer microphone/ speakers follow these steps:

    1. Click this Link
    2. If the Zoom app is not installed on your computer, you will be prompted to download it.
    3. If prompted for Meeting ID, enter 976 9412 3994
    4. Enter Passcode 019924

    For the safety and wellbeing of the public and staff, the City strongly recommends that people attend the meeting by viewing it live on Zoom. Should restrictions on “in-person” meetings be lifted, opportunity to provide comment during either Appearances or the Public Hearing will be available at City Hall, located at 9611 SE 36th Street, Mercer Island, WA 98040. Strict social distancing requirements will be required of all in person attendees.

  • Oct 15, 2020 - Open Space Conservancy Trust Special Video Meeting

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    01 Oct 2020

    10/15 OSCT Agenda

    10/15 OSCT HTML Agenda

    The Open Space Conservancy Trust will hold a Special Video Meeting on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 5:00 PM to elect new officers, approve the minutes of the last meeting, receive an update on City Operations, and review and consider an update to the OSCT bylaws.

    All board members and staff will be participating in the meeting remotely using video conferencing technology provided by Zoom. For the safety and wellbeing of the public and staff, the City strongly recommends that individuals attend the meeting by viewing the live feed of the video conference via Zoom. A recording of the meeting will be available on the City’s YouTube Channel, which will be available approximately 24 hours after the meeting.

    Deborah A. Estrada, City Clerk
    Legal Notice: September 30, 2020, Mercer Island Reporter

    Join by Telephone at 5:00 PM: The public can listen to the meeting live by calling (253) 215-8782 and entering the Webinar ID: 811 6361 6127 when prompted.

    Join by Internet at 5:00 PM: To watch the meeting over the internet via your computer, follow these steps:

    1) Click this link
    2) If the Zoom app is not installed on your computer, you will be prompted to download it.
    3) If prompted for Webinar ID, enter 811 6361 6127; Enter Password 851646

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