Assembly extends civil provisions ordinance
May 21, 2020
The borough assembly unanimously approved the extension of an emergency ordinance that allows the assembly and certain staff members of the borough to put civil emergency provisions in place in the event of a civil emergency for another 60 days.
Emergency ordinance #2020-08 was first adopted on March 20 and had an expiration date of May 18. The assembly extended that expiration date in emergency ordinance #2020-17 on Monday by an additional 60 days, though the emergency mandate can be repealed at a sooner date.
"The ordinance allows the borough to issue orders to protect public safety and...