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Pro-Tem Council President Mosqueda Schedules Special City Council Meeting to Consider Civil Emergency Proclamation

Pro-Tem Council President Teresa Mosqueda has scheduled a Special City Council meeting for Thursday, March 5 at 1 p.m., when the Seattle City Council will consider, modify, and vote on the Mayor’s Proclamation of Civil Emergency

Mayor Jenny Durkan issued a Proclamation of Civil Emergency on March 3. The Proclamation of Civil Emergency grants the Mayor emergency authority to take measures to address imminent threats to public health and safety caused by COVID-19. Actions authorized in the Proclamation include the ability to bypass regulations and the steps normally required of City contracting and borrowing; the ability to forgo regulatory permits in order to site or implement facilities needed to address COVID-19, and the ability to immediately adjust the use and closure of City facilities and events as necessary to prevent continued spread of COVID-19.

WHAT: Special City Council Meeting to Consider Civil Emergency Proclamation (Agenda

WHEN:  Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Council Chambers, 2nd floor

Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave., Seattle 98104

WHO: Councilmembers

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