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Budget Committee Meeting May 4, 2020 6:00 p.m. at the Dexter Fire Station

The meeting is being held to review the 2020-2021 Budget for Dexter Fire, and will be requiring social distrancing measures.

On April 16, 2020 Governer Kate Brown issued Executive Order 20-16 this week , directing sate and local governments to take necessary measures to facilitate public participation in decision-making, helping ensure the continued operation of local government and the delivery of essential services during the COVID-19 outbreak. Local governments across Oregon are expected to begin their budget processes this month, and this order gives them the authority and flexibiltity in organizing the civic engagement necessary to move forward those processes and approve spending on essential services

The order Directs state and local government bodies to hold public meetings and hearings by telephone or electronic means whenever possible. When in-person meetings are necessary, it directs gonernments to use appropriate social distancing measures to ensure the safety of participants.  The order waives in-person requirements for public testimony if testimony can be provided by telephone or electronic means..