The Essex County Board of County Commissioners public meetings will be held remotely by means of electronic communication equipment UNTIL FURTHER NOTICEDuring this period, the public shall have the opportunity to participate by viewing meetings remotely. 

The next Essex County Board of County Commissioners Conference/Board Meeting will take place by remote communication means on Wednesday, October 6 2021 at 5:00 P.M.

In furtherance of Governor Murphy’s ordered travel and gathering restrictions, the meetings will be closed to the general public and will be held by means of communication equipment.  The Board Meetings will be streaming live and a link for the livestream will be posted on the Commissioner website, The meeting can also be viewed on the Essex County Commissioners Mobile App, Facebook page, and YouTube channel.

The public has the opportunity to make public comment via e-mail AND via phone call. Members of the public are allowed one (1) comment per Public Comment session either by phone or e-mail (not both). If you have a comment to submit via e-mail, please send it to The Clerk of the Board will read your question or comment into the record during the public comment portion of the meeting. You should submit your name, address and state your question or comment. Submissions for public comment via e-mail will be accepted until 5:00 P.M. THE DAY PRIOR TO THE MEETING .  Members of the public with limited or no internet access may listen to the meeting by phone by calling 540-409-4375 and using the password 76034#.

If you would like to call-in and make a comment during the public comment portion of the meeting, please call (855) 756-7520 and use the password 76034#. After entering the password, listen for the prompt to press ZERO to be placed in the queue to speak during the meeting. Speakers may call the number beginning at 5:00 pm at the start of the meeting and will be placed in queue until the public comment portion of the meeting. Members of the public calling in will have THREE MINUTES TO SPEAK.

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