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Public Attendance at Meetings Returns

Published on Friday, 28th January 2022

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Following the relaxation of Covid rules

Maldon District Council’s Corporate Leadership Team has made a decision using emergency powers to bring back public physical access to meetings in the Council chamber. 

 Maldon District Council’s Head of Paid Service, Richard Holmes said: “The Council chamber has limited public space, some of which has been used for equipment to enable web streaming throughout the time restrictions have been in place and for future use.

“I can advise that we are able to accommodate six members of the public in the chamber and will provide an overflow room for viewing too. To secure your place for attendance please register at . Spaces will be allocated to members of the public who have registered first and then on a first come first served basis.

“We invite all members of the public attending meetings to wear a face covering and complete a lateral flow test for the safety of themselves and others. 

 “We will continue to run the Youtube stream during this period and encourage the public to view the meetings live in this way visiting” 

This decision made by Officers will be in place until the 25 February. Councillors will consider a full report on this matter at the next Council meeting on 24 February 2022.