NOTICE

NOTICE OF REGULAR OPEN BOARD MEETING OF THE BOARD OF
DIRECTORS OF THE DeSOTO RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT ON APRIL 8, 2020, VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE, DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the authority in RSMo 610.020.1, that the Board of Directors of the DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District will hold its regularly scheduled open Board meeting on April 8, 2020, beginning at the hour of 6:00 p.m., by video conference originating from District Headquarters at 3200 Flucom Road, DeSoto, MO 63020. Due to the county-wide general orders requiring social distancing, there will be no member of the Board of Directors present at Headquarters, but rather each will be attending the meeting via video conference. *The Fire Chief only shall be present at the District Headquarters.

In accordance with Missouri law, RSMo 610.015, the Board declares that the emergency nature of the coronavirus threat and strong orders or recommendations from health officials that there be no gathering of more than ten people, justifies its departure from normal requirements of holding a public meeting in person.

Members of the public may have access to the meeting by going to the zoom meeting link set out at the bottom of this notice to access the meeting at 6:00 p.m. on April 8, 2020.

This notice is being posted on the District’s official bulletin board, as well as being sent by email to all Directors, command and employee staff, and is posted on the District Website page.

While the public is invited to attend the meeting by video conference, members of the public shall not be permitted to comment or talk during the meeting except during the public comment period. The meeting will be conducted according to the agenda, which is attached
hereto.

The Board of Directors
DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District

I posted this Notice on the District’s official Bulletin Board and on its Website, on April 3, 2020,
at the hour of 5:30 p.m.


Thomas L. Fitzgerald
Fire Chief

Zoom link for Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/375709054