Federal Way City Council to offer fully virtual meeting next week

Council Chambers at City Hall now closed to the public; April 7 meeting available via Zoom, YouTube, phone and Government Access Channel 21.

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Federal Way City Council will host a completely virtual meeting next week.

Mayor Jim Ferrell, the City Council, and select City staff members will participate in the April 7 City Council meeting virtually to abide by the ‘Stay at Home’ order issued by Gov. Jay Inslee, according to a press release from the city.

Council Chambers at City Hall are now closed to the public.

Public comments can be submitted via email to council@cityoffederalway.com. Submissions will be accepted up to two hours prior to the 6:30 p.m. start of the meeting.

Live audio of the meeting can be accessed via the Zoom website or app by following the direct link: https://zoom.us/j/991942545?pwd=MkhjMlB5bFlzUW1FVllUTVF6TjJndz09 and using the password 784621.

Audio of the meeting can also be accessed by calling 253-215-8782 or 1-888-788-0099 with the meeting code 991-942-545.

Video of the meeting will be broadcast on Government Access Channel 21 (within city limits) and on the City of Federal Way’s YouTube channel at youtube.com/c/FWYoutube.

On the video feed, viewers will see the meeting’s active speaker featured one at a time. City staff’s PowerPoint presentations will also be displayed.

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