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City of Roseburg Hosts Virtual Council Meeting


City of Roseburg Hosts Virtual Council Meeting

Roseburg, OR – The City of Roseburg is utilizing Zoom to provide a safe and easy way to conduct public meetings. The regular City Council meeting, scheduled for April 27, 2020 at 7 pm, will be the first one conducted virtually via the video communication tool.

“The City knows the importance of keeping the public informed and engaged during this unprecedented time,” says City Recorder Amy Sowa. “But it’s especially important for everyone to stay well. We strongly encourage all citizens, who want to watch the Council meeting, to do so from the safety of their home.”

The Council meeting will be held virtually, and the public can watch it live by visiting the City’s website at The public can also watch the meeting on the City’s Facebook page at, and on Charter cable channel 191.

For those that cannot watch the meeting on April 27, the full video will be uploaded to the City’s website on the following day.

The public, who wish to provide comments regarding items on the agenda, can email the City Recorder, Amy Sowa, at by 4 pm on Monday, April 27. Emailed comments must include the person’s name, address, and agenda item to which their comments are referencing. The Mayor will read comments aloud during the Council meeting.

On April 15, 2020, Governor Kate Brown issued Executive Order 20-16, which requires local governments to conduct public meetings electronically, whenever possible. In compliance with the Executive Order, City staff has contracted with Zoom to host its City Council meetings.

For more information, please call 541-492-6700, email, or visit

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