- Hometown stories that count from people who care

By Chevon T. Baccus APR
Executive Editor 

City Commissioners Discuss Possible Return to In-Person Public Meetings


Last updated 4/30/2020 at 11:08am

Recent commission meeting conducted online.

Lake Wales City Commissioner Al Goldstein wants a return to in-person commission meetings sooner rather than later. He says while technology is improving he laments the loss of citizen participation since the commission started online meetings.

Goldstein said through a Florida League of Cities conference call he found out some other cities, including Auburndale, have restarted in-person public meetings, but with precautions.

"I feel Lake Wales can also take the lead on this very safely," Goldstein said. "I think it's time to go back to doing city business in public."

He suggested moving co...

For access to this article please sign in or register.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021