City COVID-19 Response Meeting, July 27, 2020

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The weekly supervisors meeting was held Monday, July 27 at the Clinton Fire Station. Those present were D.L. Webb, Richard McCormac, Tim Clark, Chad Brown, Charles Wilson, Phillip Jones, and Jason Hayes.

Governor’s executive order as of July 16, 2020

Chief Webb said that the current active cases of COVID-19 in Van Buren County were at six according to the Arkansas Department of Health. Searcy and Van Buren County were at three and six cases which were lower than the other surrounding counties. The total number of deaths for the state was 408.

Charles Wilson said that the street department has been busy catching up with the mowing during the recent dry spell and that plans for the biker rally for August the 21st and 22nd were still in place. After several minutes of discussion, all agreed that hosting any scheduled event in the city will be decided on a case by case basis as that particular event date nears.

Phillip Jones and Chief Webb of the Clinton School Board said that final decisions for the 20/21 school year would be discussed Monday, August 3rd at the school board meeting. Waymon Bruce of the Alread community plans to host an August 8 meeting at the old Already school to determine if parts of the facility could be utilized for the upcoming school year. Phillip Jones indicated that all contact sports for Arkansas schools would most likely be played during the spring semester, and that the state had planned to invest money in securing more internet services for rural areas via cell phones.

Will Hinchey reported that the Clinton Water Department had been extremely busy over the weekend repairing leaks. He indicated that during the dryer months more leaks tend to occur. He also said that by next week, the pay window will be completed at the water department making transactions simpler and safer for the customers. The meeting concluded with Chief Webb thanking everyone for continuing safe hygiene procedures and being respectful of their fellow citizens.

Again, the city thanks you all for your diligence in keeping our community’s health and welfare a priority. Please contact City Hall for any and all suggestions at (501) 253-0160.

Richard McCormac

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