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Richmond considers declaration of emergency

By Hannah Scott, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Published 12:39 PDT, Thu March 19, 2020

City council has declared another special meeting to discuss the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

Following a March 16 special council meeting that resulted in the shutdown of all community facilities, today’s meeting will consider a declaration of emergency in order to enhance the city’s preparedness.

Measures will be taken at the meeting to follow recommendations that prevent the spread of COVID-19, including respecting social distancing.

The meeting will take place today at 4:30 p.m. in the Anderson room at city hall.

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