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COVID-19

For official information from the City of Newnan regarding COVID-19, please refer to this page for updates and information:

3/25/2020:
  • Newnan City Council has approved emergency measures related to COVID-19 during their Special Called Council meeting on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. The ordinance goes into effect at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2020, and will end on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at midnight. For more information on the approved ordinance, please click here. To view the council meeting, click here.  For Frequently Asked Questions, click here

3/24/2020:
  • Newnan City Council to hold Special Called Council Meeting on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. at Newnan City Hall in the Richard A. Bolin Council Chambers. As we continue to practice social distancing, we are encouraging residents to stay home. The meeting will be live-streamed on the city's Facebook page. To view the meeting agenda, click the link: http://bit.ly/39YyJHo

3/23/2020:
  • Latest in COVID-19 Updates from the City of Newnan:  As we continue to monitor the latest developments surrounding COVID-19, our city's elected officials and administration are taking heed of advice and guidance from local, state, and federal public health organizations. The city continues to employ measures related to emergency response for the period of Friday, March 13, 2020, through Tuesday, March 31, 2020. We understand that as we continue to move through this public health crisis, that information will be ever-changing. However, as we continue to navigate #COVID19, we have prepared a list of information and resources to keep you and your family informed and in the know:
    • City Meetings, Boards, Commissions, and Authorities
      • The regularly scheduled Newnan City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. is CANCELLED.
      • Please be advised that all city Boards, Commissions, and Authority meetings scheduled during the period of Friday, March 13, 2020, through Tuesday, March 31, 2020, have been CANCELLED.
    • City of Newnan Operations
      • As of Friday, March 13, 2020 (through Tuesday, March 31, 2020) the following measures related to emergency response were immediately taken in response to the city's actions regarding COVID-19:
        • All city events are SUSPENDED
        • All city programs (both public and private) taking place within the city's facilities are SUSPENDED
        • Suspension of Municipal Court
        • Suspension of City meetings, including Boards and Commissions and Authorities
        • City Trolley operations are SUSPENDED
        • Closure and no public access to the following city facilities:
          • Carnegie Library
          • Municipal Complex (not including Fire Services)
          • Business Development, Main Street, Keep Newnan Beautiful offices
          • Public Restrooms located in Parks
        • Restricted public access to the following City facilities:
          • Newnan Police Department
          • Newnan Fire Department
          • Newnan City Hall
          • Public Works
      • Public Safety: All Public Safety operations, including Police and Fire, will continue to remain at full capacity. However, public safety personnel will be using cautionary procedures.
      • Sanitation Services: All city sanitation services will continue to operate on a typical schedule.
      • Building/Permits: The city's Building, Planning & Zoning, and Engineering will operate on a typical schedule, utilizing cautionary procedures.
  • Other COVID-19 Resources:
As updates occur, we will continue to provide further information and guidance as soon as we can.

3/18/2020:
  • Updates from the 3/18/2020 - Special Called Newnan City Council Meeting: The following actions were taken on the agenda items on today's meeting:
    • Approval of the City of Newnan's Planned Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic
    • Approval of the Resolution to extend the deadline for Occupational Tax payments to August 17, 2020
    • Approval of the consideration of designating parking spaces downtown for temporary curbside pickup
    • Approval of the Resolution to suspend billing for Downtown Commercial Sanitation Program with the due dates of April 1 - July 1, 2020

3/17/2020
  • Newnan City Council to hold Emergency Special Called Meeting, March 18, 2020: Newnan City Council will hold an Emergency Special Called Meeting on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. The agenda is now available online here. The purpose of the meeting will be to consider and adopt several items related to the city's Planned Response surrounding COVID-19. Due to concerns with social distancing, residents are encouraged to watch and participate online via the city's Facebook page at www. facebook.com/cityofnewnan

3/13/2020:
  • City of Newnan Enforces Emergency Response Impact Operations for COVID-19: In an abundance of caution and guidance from public health organizations and the Governor's Office, effective immediately the City of Newnan has determined that the city will employ measures related to emergency response for a period beginning on Friday, March 13, 2020, and continuing through Friday, March 27, 2020. The following measures will be immediately employed:
    • All city events have been suspended
    • All city programs (both public and private) taking place within the city's facilities are suspended
    • Suspension on Municipal Court
    • Suspension of City meetings, including Boards and Commissions and Authorities
    • City Trolley operations are suspended
    • Closure and no public access to the following City facilities
      • Carnegie Library
      • Municipal Complex (not including Fire Services)
      • Business Development, Main Street, Keep Newnan Beautiful offices
      • Public Restrooms located in Parks
    • Restricted public access to the following City facilities:
      • Newnan Police Department
      • Newnan Fire Department
      • Newnan City Hall
      • Public Works
      • Beautification
All Public Safety operations, including Police and Fire, will remain at full capacity. However, public safety personnel will be using cautionary procedures.

Sanitation services will operate on a typical schedule.

Permitting agencies such as the Building Department, Planning & Zoning, and Engineering will operate on a typical schedule, utilizing cautionary procedures.

We encourage everyone to follow the stated guidelines from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Georgia Department of Public Health which include staying at home if you do not feel good, staying out public places, washing hands, maintaining safe distances from others and making sure you cover your nose and mouth if you cough or sneeze.

Please utilize the information available on the CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov.

We will provide further information and guidance as soon as we are able.