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Please Take Notice:
There will be a regular meeting of the Iron Mountain Downtown Development Authority (DDA) at
12:00 P.M. on Monday, November 9, 2020. The meeting will be held electronically due to
COVID-19 precautions, per Executive Order 2020-15 (COVID-19). Public participation is
encouraged. There is no fee or registration requirement to attend electronically.
PARTICIPATING IN DDA MEETINGS IN CONFORMANCE
WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIREMENTS
In order to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Iron Mountain DDA is providing
multiple alternatives to viewing meetings and providing comments on items on the agenda.
These alternatives allow the DDA to adhere to social distancing requirements, follow the
Governor’s Executive Order 2020-15 (which suspends certain requirements of the Open
Meetings Act), and provide a way for the public to provide public comment live during the
SUBMITTING COMMENTS BY E-MAIL If you choose not to attend the DDA meeting but wish
to make a comment on a specific agenda item, please submit your comment via email by 4:00
p.m. on Friday, November 6, 2020 at firstname.lastname@example.org
VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION BY ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCING The Iron Mountain DDA is
now offering the ability to view and participate in DDA meetings via video meetings and
telephonic conferencing via “Zoom” video conferencing computer technology. Instructions for
participating via Zoom are provided below.
How do I join the DDA meeting via Zoom Video Conferencing?
Please visit: https://zoom.us/j/96327236826 and either sign-up for a free Zoom account or
continue as a guest. Once you have downloaded the app on your smart phone, joined from your
web browser, or downloaded the Zoom software on your computer you will be ready for the DDA
meeting on November 9, 2020 at 12pm. If you have previously signed up for Zoom, you can
enter the following meeting ID to join the meeting: Meeting ID: 963 2723 6826
I don’t have a computer or smartphone; can I still use Zoom?
If you don’t have a smart phone or computer to access the meeting via Zoom, no problem! You
can participate on the phone, by calling (312) 626 6799 and entering meeting ID Meeting ID:
How can I provide Public Comment on Zoom?
The DDA Chairperson will request public comment during the Public Comment periods on the
agenda. Once the DDA Chairperson has announced the public comment period, please do one
of the following.
USING A COMPUTER OR SMART PHONE:
• Click on the “Raise Hand” feature in the “Manage Participants”. This will notify DDA board
members that you have raised your hand.
• The DDA will unmute your microphone when it is your turn to provide public comment.
• A prompt will appear to confirm you would like to be unmuted. Once you accept the prompt,
you will have five minutes to provide public comment.
• Once your public comment has ended, you will be muted again.
USING A REGULAR PHONE:
• Dial *9 (star 9), this will notify DDA board members that you have “raised your hand” for public
• The DDA board will unmute your microphone when it is your turn to provide public comment.
• You will hear “you are unmuted” and then you will have five minutes to provide public
I am having difficulties preparing for the meeting and learning Zoom, do you have any
resources to help me?
Yes, please visit Zoom’s website support page on helpful tips to prepare for the meeting: https://
Regular Meeting of the Iron Mountain Downtown Development Authority (DDA), to be held on
Monday, November 9, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. electronically.
City of Iron Mountain
Downtown Development Authority
Monday, November 9, 2020
I. Meeting called to order
II. Approval of Agenda
III. Consent Agenda Items
a. Regular Meeting Minutes
b. Committee Reports
i. Events Committee: no meeting
ii. Business Development Committee: 10.29.2020
iii. Beautification Committee: no meeting (scheduled for 11.10.2020)
IV. New Business
a. Treasurer’s Report
b. 2021 Event Dates
V. Old Business
a. 2020 Events (Girls’ Night Out / Christmas Walk)
b. Open Board Seat
c. Program Director Review
VI.Program Director Report
IX.Adjournment - Next meeting: Monday, December 14, 2020 @ 12:00 PM