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STATE OF EMERGENCY: COVID-19

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PRESS RELEASE – CITY COUNCIL MEETING CANCELLED

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In order to protect citizens and staff, Mayor Willis and Council have cancelled the Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, 2020 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic.  In addition, since all City buildings are closed to the public and the City cannot adhere to the NC Open Meetings Law, Mayor Willis and Council felt the proper thing was to cancel the meeting.

All City board and committee meetings are cancelled until further notice.  These include Board of Adjustment, Planning Board, and Crime and Drug Committee.

Since the COVID-19 situation is rapidly changing, we will keep our citizens updated as soon as possible.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to make decisions that are in the best interest of our employees and the public.

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PRESS RELEASE – CORONAVIRUS

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, the City of Laurinburg has taken several actions to protect the health and safety of its employees and the public.

The City of Laurinburg encourages employees and the public to adhere to virus mitigation guidelines from the CDC to reduce their risk of exposure to COVID-19. These guidelines include hand washing, avoiding public places while sick, and social distancing.

o All City Facilities and Offices will be closed to the public starting Monday, March 16th until further notice. We encourage all customers to utilize the numerous payment methods we offer including the drive thru window at City Hall, by mail, on our website, through our payment drop box, or by calling (910) 276-1521.
o If assistance from the Police Department is needed please call (910) 276-3211.
o All City Services will continue to be provided to our citizens as usual. Please call (910) 276-8324 with other questions/concerns.

We are aware that our response to the COVID-19 outbreak may change quickly depending on the virus’ spread.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to make decisions that are in the best interest of our employees and the public.