Xenia City Manager signs State of Emergency declaration

Xenia, Ohio (March 16, 2020) – On Monday, March 16, 2020, Xenia City Manager Brent Merriman signed a declaration of a State of Emergency on behalf of the City of Xenia regarding the continually developing COVID-19 situation. 
The State of Emergency declaration is in line with declarations already made by Governor DeWine at the state level and President Trump at the federal level. The declaration makes Xenia eligible for funding as it relates to expenses incurred by the virus response. The declaration also allows the City to make operational changes on the local level in the coming days. 
At the most recent Xenia City Council meeting, council members passed an ordinance that gave the City Manager the authority to declare a state of emergency if it was deemed necessary. 
Form more information please contact:
     Christina Schaefer, Public Relations
     107 E. Main Street
     Xenia, OH 45385
     (937) 376-8904

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