City of Eastland Declares Local Disaster Due to Health Emergency

In an emergency meeting Wednesday morning in a crowded meeting room, the Eastland City Commissioners voted to approve a Declaration of Local Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency. In their COVID-19 Implementation Plan, they incorporated the President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America along with adding the closing or restricting the use of several city facilities.

  • Eastland City Park is closed to any social gatherings until April 1, 2020.
  • Senior Citizens Center will be closed to the public until April 1, 2020. All programs and activities are canceled.
  • The City Airport terminal will be closed to the public and no group meetings will be held or scheduled until April 1, 2020. Flight operations will continue as usual.
  • City Hall, Police and Fire Departments’ front doors will be locked until April 1, 2020. A sign will be posted at all locations that the public will be admitted by appointment only. Staff will monitor telephones during business hours.

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