Block Island Times

Health and safety guidelines for FTM

The following was submitted by Town Hall:
Financial Town Meeting is 7 p.m. on Monday, July 27 at the Block Island School, utilizing the gym, cafeteria and a designated outdoor space. The meeting will follow or exceed the Department Of Health safety guidelines. Attendees will be with their neighbors, family and friends and everyone must work together to keep the meeting on time and moving along because safety and efficiency are of paramount importance. The meeting will be streamed on the Town’s YouTube channel (
Only registered Block Island voters may participate in the meeting.
• Seating will be at least 6-feet apart; chairs will be setup in advance to maintain social distancing in all areas. Some closer seating for couples from the same household will be available.
• Gym and cafeteria doors will be open for ventilation and the HVAC systems will circulate fresh air.
• All attendees are required to wear facial masks and maintain social distancing for the entire meeting; extra masks will be available.
• Hand sanitizer stations will be available.
• No-touch operations will be employed. Signing of poll pads will not be required Participants are asked to maintain a safe and

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