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Posted on: March 20, 2020

MAYOR APPROVES FIRST THREE EXECUTIVE ORDERS UNDER STATE OF EMERGENCY

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Mayor David Still approves the first Executive Orders based on powers provided by the State of Emergency Declaration on March 18, 2020 due to current public health concerns surrounding COVID-19. 

“With these executive orders, we are asking our citizens and businesses to follow the latest CDC guidelines and will actively enforce these as necessary to ensure the safety of our community.” says Mayor Still.  “We appreciate the efforts of all of our citizens and businesses to remain vigilant during these most uncertain times.”

Executive Order #1 – The City limits the gathering of people to the current guidelines outlined by the CDC.  Current limit is 50, in accordance with CDC guidelines for minimal to moderate transmission communities.

Executive Order #2 – The City encourages all businesses that decide to remain open (including large gathering spaces such as breweries, dining establishments, and gyms) to abide by the CDC’s social distancing standards.  Current standards are 6 feet, in accordance with CDC guidelines for minimal to moderate transmission communities.

Executive Order #3 – The City cancels all public hearings from scheduled meetings that fall within the time frame of the Declaration of Emergency.  This includes all zoning public hearings on the March 23, 2020 Council Agenda.

The Lawrenceville City Council will move forward with its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 7 pm.  Due to the limits on public gatherings set by Executive Order #1, City Hall will be closed.  The meeting will be held via teleconference and will be livestreamed to the public.  Information on access to the livestream will posted on lawrencevillega.org and the City’s Facebook Page on Monday, March 23, 2020.   You may also visit lawrencevillega.org for the latest on the city’s response to COVID-19.

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