Estacada City Hall reopens as pandemic restrictions are lifted
As Oregon's pandemic safety restrictions are lifted, there will be several changes at Estacada City Hall.
The building at 475 S.E. Main St. has been closed since last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic but will reopen for in-person services on Tuesday, July 6.
In late June, Gov. Kate Brown said that the state would reopen when 70% of the eligible population had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, or by Wednesday, June 30.
As of Tuesday, June 29, 69.4% of Oregonians had been vaccinated, meaning that 19,147 more need to do so for the state to reach the 70% goal.
Per Brown's orders, the state will still lift restrictions on Wednesday, June 30, meaning that mandates on masks, social distancing and capacity limits of restaurants and venues will be removed. The county-by-county risk level system also will be dissolved.
In Estacada, City Hall will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, which were the business hours prior to the COVID-19 shutdown.
Additionally, City Council meetings, which have been held via Zoom since the start of the pandemic, will move to in-person starting Monday, July 12. Once the necessary equipment is installed, meetings will also be available for viewing on Zoom.
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