NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Jackson County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing by videoconference* to accept public comment on the impacts to the citizens and businesses of Jackson County from the restrictions imposed by the Governor and the Oregon Health Authority’s (OHA) sector level guidance. Comment will be received, specifically, on the restrictions listed on the OHA Sector Risk Level Guidance Chart effective February 12, 2021, for the following activities: social and at-home gathering size – indoor and outdoor; eating and drinking establishments; indoor recreation and fitness establishments; indoor entertainment establishments; retail stores; indoor and outdoor shopping centers/malls; faith institutions, funeral homes, mortuaries, cemeteries; offices; outdoor recreation and fitness establishments; outdoor entertainment establishments; personal services; and long-term care. The Guidance Chart may be viewed at https://sharedsystems.dhsoha.state.or.us/DHSForms/Served/le3461.pdf.
The public hearing will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2021, beginning at 9:00 a.m. If necessary, a recess will be held from noon to 1:00 p.m, and as needed. Should additional time be needed for public comment, the public hearing may be continued to Friday, February 26, 2021.
Interested persons may provide oral or written testimony. Oral testimony given during the public hearing will be limited to two (2) minutes per person. The public is encouraged to submit comments in writing, either by mail to 10 South Oakdale, Room 214, Medford OR 97501, or by email to BoC-CAO_Admin@jacksoncounty.org. All written correspondence must include the author’s name and address to be accepted into the public hearing record.
Information concerning the Board of Commissioners’ communications with both State and Federal officials and offices can be found on the Board’s COVID-19 Response web page (https://jacksoncountyor.org/Board-of-Commissioners/COVID-19-Response).
If an accommodation, auxiliary aid, or service is needed to participate in a County meeting, please contact the Human Resources Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-774-6036 or TTY/TDD 711 or 800-735-2900. Requests made at least 48 hours prior to the meeting, preferably in writing, will assist County staff in providing the accommodation.
*Due to COVID-19, this public hearing is being held via videoconference. The public hearing is also being streamed live on YouTube (https://jacksoncountyor.org/Board-of-Commissioners/COVID-19-Response). To obtain the link to view this meeting on Zoom, or to provide public comment, please register by going to https://jacksoncountyor.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IVZ3TXYXQeGtN479YMMrOw. Live audio comment by telephone may also be received during the public hearing by emailing BoC-CAO_Admin@jacksoncounty.org, or calling 541‑774‑6116, to register. [Updated 02/24/2021]