Macon County issued the following announcement on March 24.
Please take notice that there will be a Special Meeting of the Macon County Board of Commissioners on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at 4:30 o’clock, p.m., in the Commissioner Board Room of the Macon County Courthouse located on the 3 rd Floor of the Macon County Courthouse, 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734.
The purposes of such Special Meeting shall include:
A. For Macon County Public Health, Macon County Emergency Management and Macon County Administration to update the Macon County Board of Commissioners on the COVID-19 situation in Macon County, North Carolina,;
B. For the Macon County Commissioners to declare a supplemental State of Emergency for Macon County, North Carolina, as a result of the developing COVID-19 virus emergency reported upon;
C. To receive a report from the Macon County EmergencyManagement Coordinator regarding the emergency regulations in regards to the COVID-19 virus emergency which he is putting into place for Macon County, North Carolina, less the incorporated areas of Macon County, North Carolina, under the Emergency Management Ordinance for the County of Macon;
D. To issue a issue a Supplemental Declaration of Emergency document for Macon County, North Carolina, which incorporates the emergency regulations being put into place by the Macon County Emergency Management Coordinator under the Emergency Management Ordinance for the County of Macon, for Macon County, North Carolina, less the incorporated areas of Macon County, North Carolina; and
E. To direct distribution of said Supplemental Declaration of Emergency document to the Press and to instruct County staff to otherwise distribute information regarding the same by way the County Website, Social Media and other methods.
That due to social distancing instructions issued by the State and Federal Government, there will be a very limited amount of public space available at this meeting. The Macon County Board of Commissioners respectfully requests that those members of the Public desiring to attend the meeting please do so by way of watching online the meeting which will be livestreamed at the date and time mentioned above for the special meeting and the same can be accessed by visiting www.maconnc.org and clicking on the Commissioners Video icon located at the bottom left-hand column on the Macon County, homepage. This request is made for the public’s safety and wellbeing. Please honor this request.
This the 24th day of March, 2020, at 4:30 o’clock, P. M
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