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Lake County has declared a local state of emergency

RELEASE DATE: March 17, 2020

Tavares – On Monday, Lake County declared a local state of emergency. Signed by Lake County Commission Chairman Leslie Campione, the local state of emergency, named Resolution 2020-29, waives the following procedures and formalities required by the County by law or ordinance:
 

  • Performance of public work and taking whatever prudent action is necessary to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the community.
  • Entering into contracts.
  • Incurring obligations.
  • Employment of permanent and temporary workers.
  • Utilization of volunteer workers.
  • Rental of equipment.
  • Acquisition and distribution, with or without compensation, of supplies, materials and facilities.
  • Appropriation and expenditure of public funds.

 

For the latest County related COVID-19 information, visit our COVID-19 page at https://www.lakecountyfl.gov/COVID-19. For public safety tips and regular updates, follow the Lake County Emergency Management Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LakeCountyFLEmergencyManagement/. For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit https://www.cdc.gov/ or http://www.floridahealth.gov/.

 

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