Havre Declares State of Emergency at City Council Meeting

HAVRE, Mont. (NMB) – Mayor Tim Solomon called an online Havre City Council meeting to order at 7 p.m. Monday, April 6.

The first agenda item the council discussed was the resolution declaring a state of emergency to exist within the city of Havre in light of COVID-19.

Resolution No. 3815 is a state of emergency declaration whose primary goal is to recognize the current conditions created by COVID-19, while retrieving needed financial assistance for the city during this difficult time.

This declaration does not ask for any powers or legislative action on behalf of the city of Havre, but rather is mainly for COVID-19 monetary reimbursement.

The council passed the declaration unanimously.

The next agenda item was Ordinance No. 911 which allows for scheduling flexibility of council meetings. This ordinance was passed unanimously.

The last agenda item was the approval of March Claims and Manual Warrants. This was passed unanimously as well.

Mayor Solomon appreciates everyone in the community for abiding the stay at home order and wishes the city of Havre a Happy Easter.

For more information regarding the meeting visit ci.havre.mt.us.

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