The importance of transparency, COVID-19 and McAllen Commissioners Meeting

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The City of McAllen recognizes the need and importance of transparency as it governs and maintains its daily operations, while limiting exposure to employees and the public alike.

For the next regularly scheduled McAllen City Commission meeting, set for Monday, April 13, 2020, McAllen residents who are Spectrum cable subscribers may watch the teleconferenced live commissioners meeting on channel MCN Spectrum 1300, starting at 5:00 p.m.

All others may view the meeting live here: https://www.mcallen.net/departments/media/mcn-1300-live

McAllen city officials will monitor to ensure that the number of persons in the room does not exceed 10 people.   Department directors will enter the room when the item is addressed. Members of the public will not be allowed in the room, even if they would like to make a comment in the public comments or on agenda items.  For those wishing to make comments, please call McAllen’s City Secretary’s Office at 681-1020 by no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 13 to sign up for forms and information to make a public comment or for comments on an agenda item.

“We ask for everyone’s patience and cooperation as we try to maintain the safety of all in our community, while also doing our job of governing the day-to-day operations of the City of McAllen,” said McAllen City Manager Roel “Roy” Rodriguez, P.E.  “This is temporary until the social distancing restrictions are lifted. Our goal throughout this crisis is to continue to remain transparent in our government operations.”

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