Special to the Opelika Observer

The City of Opelika Planning Commission will meet May 26 at 3 p.m. in the Meeting Chambers in a virtual/electronic meeting with commissioners, staff and interested parties participating through video conferencing. Because of the ongoing public health concerns related to COVID-19, the City of Opelika will conduct this meeting remotely to protect the health and safety of the public, applicants, commissioners and staff.   

If you would like to provide input into a public hearing on the agenda you may do so either by participating by computer, tablet or mobile device.

Members of the public may participate in the meeting electronically at: https://opelika.webex.com/opelika/onstage/g.php?MTID=e49a812f4b903165b24c326918c3fc06b
Or Dial In:  +1-408-418-9388 and enter 962 277 863 when prompted for an access code.

This does require registering online prior to the meeting. If you do want to speak at a public hearing, it would also be helpful to let the Planning Department know ahead of time so that they can look forward to your participation. This can be done by contacting the department at cmosley@opelika-al.gov or calling 334-705-5156. You may contact as well if you have any issues registering for the meeting. The meeting site will be opened at least 30 minutes prior to the meeting.

The City Council Chambers at 204 S. 7th St. in Opelika will be available as an alternate location for interested parties to virtually participate in the meeting. You will not be in the same location as any of the Planning Commissioners or staff. This location will only allow those who wish to comment on a particular item and do not have access to a computer or mobile device. We will maintain social distancing and ask that you wear a mask if you attend. If possible, we ask that you use the virtual methods to participate from your home or provide written comment prior to the meeting. We also ask that if you come to this location that you practice social distancing and wear a mask. 
Additionally, written comments will be accepted prior to meeting at cmosley@opelika-al.gov. All comments provided to this address will be forwarded to the Commission as soon as possible. 

If you would like more information before the meeting, you may contact the Planning Department at 334-705-5156.