The Barry County Board of Commissioners will meet in its regular sessions at 9 a.m. Jan. 14, Jan. 28, Feb. 11, Feb. 25, March 10, March 24, April 14, April 28, May 12, June 9, June 23, July 14, July 28, Aug. 11, Aug. 25, Sept. 8, Sept. 22, Oct. 13 (annual meeting), Oct. 27, Nov. 10, Nov. 24, Dec. 8 and Dec. 22.
Commissioners scheduled one evening meeting this year. The May 26 meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tentatively, the location for the meeting will be the Tyden Center in Hastings.
The board's committee of the whole meetings will begin at 9 a.m. Jan. 21, Feb. 4, Feb. 18, March 3, March 17, April 7, April 21, May 5, May 19, June 2, June 16, July 7, July 21, Aug. 4, Aug. 18, Sept. 1, Sept. 15, Oct. 6, Oct. 20, Nov. 3, Nov. 17, Dec. 1 and Dec. 15.
Unless otherwise posted, these meetings will take place at the courthouse, 220 W. State St., Hastings, in the commissioners' chambers on the mezzanine. Anyone with questions may call County Administrator Michael Brown, 269-945-1284.
These meetings are open to all.
The county will provide – with four business days' notice to County Administrator Brown – any necessary and reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities.
Only members of the board are given the floor to speak during these meetings - with some exceptions. Public comment time allows anyone who desires to speak a limited-time opportunity to express their views during the meeting. Any county official or personnel, with the consent of the chairperson, may speak during the meeting. Any person, with the consent of the chairperson and/or a majority of the board, may speak during the meeting.
Public comment is limited to no more than three minutes per person and at the times designated on the meeting agenda, except when extended privileges are granted by the chairperson.