Lewisville to discuss continuation of disaster declaration

Mayor Rudy Durham initially declared a local state of disaster for the city of Lewisville on March 13. (Anna Herod/Community Impact Newspaper)
Mayor Rudy Durham initially declared a local state of disaster for the city of Lewisville on March 13. (Anna Herod/Community Impact Newspaper)

Mayor Rudy Durham initially declared a local state of disaster for the city of Lewisville on March 13. (Anna Herod/Community Impact Newspaper)

Lewisville City Council expects to discuss the continuation of its disaster declaration at its July 6 meeting.

The declaration was set to expire July 6, but with updated recommendations from the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, council sees good reason to extend the resolution, according to the city's agenda.

The extension will also allow for continued suspension of utility disconnections, which was included in the initial disaster declaration.

Mayor Rudy Durham initially declared a local state of disaster March 13.

A discussion regarding a city mandate of face coverings was also set to take place July 6. Gov. Greg Abbott ordered all Texans to begin wearing face coverings in public spaces July 2, as reported by Community Impact Newspaper.


More information on the upcoming meeting, set to be held over Zoom, can be found here.
By Liesbeth Powers
Liesbeth graduated from Baylor University with a degree in new media journalism in December 2018. She gained her newspaper experience as a staff writer and multimedia editor at her campus paper, The Baylor Lariat. Liesbeth joined the Community Impact team in August 2019, where she reports on all things Plano and Richardson, including Plano City Council and Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


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