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CITY OF EARLVILLE: City of Earlville Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

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By Press release submission | Mar 23, 2020

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City of Earlville issued the following announcement on March 20.

City of Earlville officials have no higher priority that protecting the health and safety of City residents. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following important information is immediately effective:

Beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 8:00 a.m., City Hall will be closed to the public. City staff will be available via phone (815-246-9588) and e-mail (deputyclerk@earlvilleil.org or adminassistant@earlvilleil.org) during normal City Hall business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-noon, 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.) to assist those with business to conduct with the City.

Beginning March 19, 2020 all utility payments can be made using the two drop boxes at city hall, the mail, or payment online on the city’s website at https://earlvilleil.org. There will be no late fees charged or disconnection of services made from March 19, 2020 through April 30, 2020.

Beginning March 19, 2020 the Public Works Department is temporarily suspending the meter replacement program. No employee will be entering private businesses or residences unless emergency circumstances require.

Beginning March 19, 2020 the Police Department will handle all non-emergency business via email (policechief@earlvilleil.org) or phone call (815-538-4200) if possible. If you have an emergency call 911.

In regard to the state mandate for the closing of bars and restaurants, the City of Earlville will allow:

Restaurants to provide carry out, curb-side pickup and delivery.

Bars with a liquor license to sell package alcoholic products can do so by carry out and curb-side pickup. No home delivery will be allowed.

City officials shall continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and shall implement additional preventative and mitigation measures as dictated by LaSalle County, State of Illinois, and federal agencies. Mayor, Michael Hall, states “We know this is a scary time for residents and none of this is ideal for any of us. We’re hoping by taking these measures with other communities, we can shorten this disruption to daily life as quickly as possible.”

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