City of Estacada declares State of Emergency
Estacada Mayor Sean Drinkwine and the Estacada City Council have declared a State of Emergency because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The declaration was approved during a meeting on Monday, March 23. Councilors phoned in to the meeting, with Drinkwine and City Recorder Sadie Main the only staff members in City Hall.
The State of Emergency will be in effect through April 27 and will allow the city to seek additional resources from the state and federal governments during the pandemic.
The proclamation further noted that the city is canceling non-essential events and public meetings through April 27, and City Manager Denise Carey will continue to work with city staff to develop emergency policies and guidance on the use of sick leave, telecommuting and meeting protocol.
The State of Emergency may be extended in two-week increments if need be.
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