City of Guthrie calls for an emergency council meeting regarding COVID-19 restrictions

An Emergency Meeting for the Guthrie City Council has been called for on Wednesday, March 25 in the City Hall Council Chambers.

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The meeting is tentatively set for 5:30 p.m. and will be streamed live on Guthrie News Page.

The council will discuss an Ordinance and/or Emergency Proclamation that supplements the stipulations/provisions of the Mayor’s Monday, March 16, 2020 State of Emergency declaration.

Last week, the council table the discussion of issuing tighter restrictions on the emergency, including on restaurants, gyms, etc.

Related article: Update: Council tables item that would have limited some business amid COVID-19

The municipal governing body may enact and enforce such ordinances, rules and regulations as it deems necessary for the protection of the public health, not inconsistent with state law; and may establish and regulate hospitals, and provide for their operation and support. The governing body may make regulations to prevent the introduction of contagious diseases into the municipality and may enforce quarantine laws within five (5) miles of the municipal limits.

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