City of Marshfield to Cancel Committee Meetings Until Further Notice

Update 3/20/20: Last night, the Common Council directed cancellation of all meetings of the Council and the City’s many committees, boards, and commissions through Friday, April 10. On or shortly after April 1, this situation will be revisited.

(OnFocus) In response to COVID-19, the City of Marshfield is moving to cancel its upcoming committee meetings.

“After this week, our current plan is to cancel Council and all committee meetings until further notice,” stated Steve Barg, City Administrator.

The City is planning to move the Common Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 24 to this Thursday, March 19, provided a quorum can be reached.

On the calendar for this week is the Board of Public Works meeting on Monday and the Plan Commission and Library Board meetings on Tuesday.

On Monday, Gov. Evers directed the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to ban mass gatherings of 50 people or more, starting March 17 at 12:01 a.m., to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

The DHS stated there are 46 active cases in Wisconsin as of Monday afternoon, including one patient in south Wood County who is isolated at home.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Confirmed in Wood County

Gov. Evers Bans Gatherings of 50 or More Starting Monday Night

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