For Immediate Release
March 26, 2020
Contact: Clarisell De Cardenas
Town Manager Issues New Executive Orders in Response to COVID-19
As a result of the escalating Covid-19 (Corona) Virus concerns, Town Manager Edward Pidermann issued four Executive Orders effective immediately on Thursday, March 26, 2020.
Extension and Amendment to the Declaration of a State of Emergency: https://bit.ly/39jfwhZ
The health and safety of our community is our top priority and it is proven that social distancing is one of the best tools to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The Safer at Home Mandate orders all Town of Miami Lakes residents to isolate themselves in their homes. This order is subject to certain exceptions.
Emergency Order No. 20-03 Safer at Home: https://bit.ly/33Qa5X2
All town employees shall not return to Town Hall until at least April 13, 2020, in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Town staff will work remotely and will continue to be accessible by email for the duration of this temporary shutdown. Staff will remain ready to serve and assist constituents in a virtual capacity. We encourage constituents who have questions or need assistance to call (305) 364-6100 or visit the staff directory at www.miamilakes-fl.gov/staff.
Virtual Town Hall Emergency Order No. 20-04: https://bit.ly/3bnvOrE
Public Meetings such as meetings of the Town Council and Planning & Zoning Board will be held remotely. Agendas and instructions for public participation will be shared in the near future.
Special Rules for Use of Communication Technology Emergency Order No. 20-02: https://bit.ly/2Jh1qU3
Rest assured that all critical Town and County services, including specifically Police and Fire will remain ongoing and intact, although with some additional safety protocols to protect first responder and citizen safety at all times. Please continue to use non-emergency number (305) 4-POLICE (305-476-5423) for any situations that do not require emergency attention.
As new developments emerge regarding the coronavirus, we will continue to share the information on our website www.miamilakes-fl.gov.