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Board Meeting Notice

COVERT, MI 49043


Please take notice that the Covert Township Board of Trustees will hold a remote/electronic regular meeting in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with the Open Meetings Act, as amended, and orders from the MDHHS, at 7:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, and shall be available to the public and Township Board members to attend and participate in through remote electronic access as provided in this Notice.

  1. The Township Board meeting’s agenda may be viewed at the Township website: http://www.coverttwp.com/home.
  2. Individuals are encouraged to actively participate in the meeting through electronic participation using Zoom, including providing public comment, through online electronic conferencing and telephone. To download Zoom, go to the following link: https://zoom.us/support/download.
  3. After downloading and launching Zoom, you may join the meeting using the link or telephone numbers below. For more help on signing in and joining a meeting, please view the following: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting. It is recommended that all individuals participate electronically. Participants can access the electronic meeting through the following link:


  1. The Zoom meeting ID is 703 346 2762. The access code is 213915.
  2. Participants can partake in the meeting via telephone by calling:

(1) 929 205 6099

(1) 301 715 8592 

Meeting ID: 703 346 2762

Passcode: 213915

Once individuals have joined the meeting, the Township will provide information about procedures for participation.

  1. Questions and comments may also be submitted prior to the meeting by email or by calling the Township Clerk, Naomi Barnes, at clerk@coverttwp.com or (269)-764-8986 ext. 2.
  2. Further information and materials related to this meeting can be found on the Township’s website at http://www.coverttwp.com/home.
  3. Persons with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in the meeting should contact the Township Clerk at clerk@coverttwp.com or (269)-764-8986 ext. 2, at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the meeting to request visual, hearing, technological, or other assistance.
  4. Please test your meeting software prior to the meeting. If you are unable to access the software due to technical difficulties, please call the Clerk prior to the scheduled meeting. Every effort will be made to ensure participation in the meeting.

Naomi Barnes
Clerk, Covert Township
73943 Lake Street
Covert, MI 49043


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Township Board

Supervisor, Dennis Palgen
Email:  supervisor@coverttwp.com
Phone:  269-764-8986 ext. 1

Clerk, Noami Barnes
Email:  clerk@coverttwp.com
Phone:  269-764-8986 ext. 2

Treasurer, Barbara Rose
Email:  treasurer@coverttwp.com
Phone:  269-764-8986 ext. 3

Trustee, Kenneth Harrington
Email: trustee1@coverttwp.com

Trustee, Lonzey Taylor
Email:  trustee2@coverttwp.com

73943 E. Lake Street
PO Box 35
Covert, MI  49043

The Covert Township Board of Trustees holds Regular Meetings on the second Tuesday of each month, 7:00 PM at the Covert Township Hall, (73943 E. Lake Street).

This notice is posted in compliance with the Open Meetings Act, Public Act 267 of 1976, as amended, (MCL 41.72a(2)(3)) and the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Covert Township Board by writing or calling the following: Covert Township Clerk, Naomi Barnes, PO BOX 35, Covert, MI 49043, (269) 764-8986 Ext 2, clerk@coverttwp.com.

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