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Orlando City Commission Meeting Virtually

Orlando City Hall. Photo: Wikipedia User MrX
Orlando City Hall. Photo: Wikipedia User MrX

The city of Orlando is hosting its first virtual city council meeting Monday in an effort to help curb the spread of coronavirus. 

The Orlando City Council will hold its regular meeting via teleconferencing, allowing council members and staff to maintain social distancing.

Since City Hall is closed to the public, residents can watch the 2:00 p.m. meeting on TV or online at or at

The city is allowing written public comment -- submitted via email or regular mail. Residents who wish to appear for public comment need to show up to the City Hall Rotunda, where they’ll be looped into the virtual meeting.

Many city and county governments are moving to virtual meetings which is allowed under a recent executive order signed by Governor Ron DeSantis.

Brendan covers space news for WMFE, everything from rocket launches to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He hosts WMFE's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration. Brendan is a native Floridian, born and raised in Broward County. He moved to Central Florida in 2005 to attend the University of Central Florida. He began working at WMFE as a college intern where he discovered his love for public radio.