Notice of Meeting: Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative Meeting - 1/5/2021

Notice of Meeting
Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative Meeting
January 5, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Pursuant to Executive Order No. 203 issued by Governor Cuomo, each local government entity which has a police agency must perform a comprehensive review of current police force deployments, strategies, policies, procedures, and practices, and develop a plan for improvement to address the particular needs of the community, promote community engagement, foster trust, fairness, and legitimacy, and to address any racial bias and disproportionate policing of communities of color. The draft plan shall be offered for public comment and shall be presented to the Town Board to ratify or adopt no later than April 1, 2021. 

In response to the Executive Order, the Town Board will convene a committee of community stakeholders to develop such plan. A meeting of the East Greenbush Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative will commence at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 and shall be conducted through Zoom, a web-based video conferencing tool that will allow committee members to participate electronically and remotely. Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic this meeting will be conducted remotely and will not be held at Town Hall.  The meeting will be live streamed for public viewing on the Town’s YouTube Channel.

East Greenbush residents are invited, and encouraged, to view the live stream of the meeting via the YouTube Channel. The public is also invited to submit relevant comments and are welcome to join the Zoom meeting at approximately 7:15 PM.  Please be patient upon joining the meeting. Once admitted to the meeting you will be provided instructions on how to deliver your comments, and priority will be given to those who reside or conduct business in East Greenbush. Written comments may also be submitted at any time to the Town Board by email or by mail: Town Board, Town of East Greenbush, 225 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, New York 12144.

To view the Live Steam, go to the Town’s YouTube Channel

To join the Zoom meeting after 7:15 PM, you have several options:

1.         Go to www.zoom.us and download the free application. Once downloaded, enter 812 9148 7466 as the “Join Meeting”                      invitation code. You will then be prompted for a passcode: 258955.

2.         Click on Go To Zoom Meeting . If prompted, enter Meeting ID: 812 9148 7466.
            Passcode: 258955.

3.         Call +1 646 876 9923 with your phone, and then enter Meeting ID: 812 9148 7466

Important notes for voice-only participants: Please note that when dialing in (voice only) you may experience time on hold until being admitted to the meeting. Upon entry to the meeting your phone number will be visible, to protect the privacy of your phone number please consider dialing *67 before +1 646 876 9923.

Please note, when entering the Zoom meeting you will first enter a virtual Waiting Room. Please be patient upon joining the meeting. Once admitted to the meeting you will be provided instructions on how to deliver your comments, and priority will be given to those who reside or conduct business in East Greenbush.