Hilliard council grants city manger emergency powers related to coronavirus pandemic
By KEVIN CORVO THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Mar 16, 2020 at 9:18 PM
Hilliard City Council on Monday, March 16, voted unanimously to name City Manager Michelle Crandall as acting emergency-management director and vested her with the power to suspend or amend sections of the city code as necessary.
The measure is related to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic that has brought sweeping action statewide in an effort to contain the spread of the disease.
“The coronavirus situation is quickly evolving, and it is important that the city be able to act and react quickly and nimbly,” Hilliard City Council President Andy Teater said after council’s March 16 emergency meeting. Teater also is the city’s ceremonial mayor....click here to read more.