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March 17, 2020 3:33 PM

City of Newton Emergency Proclamation

Mayor Michael L. Hansen has signed a proclamation that determines a state of emergency or public danger exists in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 31, 2020 3:12 PM

Mayor Hansen has amended his emergency proclamation to close City Buildings through April 30, 2020 and prohibits the use of public restrooms and playground equipment at city parks.

Amended Proclamation (March 31)

Prior Updates

March 18, 2020 4:10 PM

In an effort to implement social distancing practices recommended to slow the spread of COVID-19, Mayor Michael L. Hansen has amended his emergency proclamation to include closing all city buildings from public access beginning on Thursday, March 19, 2020 through March 31, 2020.

Amended Proclamation