Mayor Thomas issued a Proclamation of Emergency. What does that mean?

By issuing this Proclamation, officials can assure the City of Monroe has the tools in place and is ready to take appropriate actions quickly, when needed, to protect the health and safety of the community.

It allows the City to react quickly to developments in this fast-moving, fluid situation. 

It allows the City to waive competitive bidding requirements to procure supplies and make other necessary expenditures quickly without going through the usual time-consuming bidding procedures.

It allows the mayor to exercise civil emergency powers by issuing orders, directing City personnel, services and equipment, and taking additional acts necessary to the manage this emergency. 

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1. Is City Hall open?
2. How can I reach someone at City Hall?
3. Can I apply for my passport?
4. Will my water be shut off?
5. Mayor Thomas issued a Proclamation of Emergency. What does that mean?
6. How can I pay my water bill?
7. Is garbage service affected?
8. Is the Court open?
9. Are building permits being accepted?
10. Can I schedule a building inspection?
11. How can I pay my ticket?
12. Will my court date be rescheduled?
13. Are parks open?
14. Is the Senior Center open?
15. Why are schools closing?
16. Are Boards and Commissions still holding their regular scheduled meetings?
17. Do I report for jury duty?
18. Are Land Use applications being accepted?