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March 9, 2020

CITY RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS

On Monday, March 9, 2020, health officials identified the first case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the City of South Fulton. The City immediately took proactive steps to ensure the safety of residents and staff.

The City of South Fulton's City Hall and administrative offices are closed until further notice due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We will continue to keep you informed with timely updates and information via our website and social media. CLICK THE LINK BELOW IN THE LATEST UPDATES SECTION FOR COVID-19 UPDATES.

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Latest Update:

April 2, 2020 3:12 PM

City of South Fulton officials issued a shelter-in-place order Thursday including the closure of non-essential businesses as the city works to slow the spread and minimize the effects of COVID-19.

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Prior Updates

March 18, 2020 3:16 PM

City of South Fulton Mayor Declares State of Emergency
City of South Fulton Mayor William “Bill” Edwards with support from the City Council in their Tuesday, March 17 meeting, adopted an emergency resolution declaring a state of emergency in the City of South Fulton in an effort to take proactive measures for the health and safety of residents during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.
The resolution calls for the following until further notice:
• Implements a curfew for residents to be in their homes between 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. (with exceptions for such things as people going to and from medical facilities/work, responding to emergencies, emergency and public safety personnel, essential City Personnel, people traveling through the City to a destination outside the City and/or making deliveries within the City
• Prohibits all public gatherings of ten (10) or more persons within the City
• Requires all businesses within the City, with the exception of medical and pharmaceutical establishments, are hereby ordered to close indoor access to the general public daily by 9:00 p.m.
• Cancels all City Meetings, including City boards, agencies and commissions, with the exception of emergency City Council meetings

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March 15, 2020 10:50 PM

The City of South Fulton will discontinue all in-person services and programs indefinitely as we seek to prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 – COVID-19. This will start tomorrow, Monday, March 16, 2020. Specifically, these include all City events, parks and recreation events and programs and similar functions. All City facilities, including City Hall, will remain closed to the public until further notice.
Essential employees, including fire and police personnel, will report to work as scheduled. Sanitation services will continue as will any code enforcement activity. The City has instituted a telecommute policy for all other employees.
If you have an emergency, please call 911. For other questions and non-emergency issues, please use SeeClickFix or call the 311 call center at (470) 552-4311. Visit our website at www.cityofsouthfultonga.gov and watch our social media channels for updates.

The City of South Fulton City Council will meet Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 5 p.m. for a work session and at 7 p.m. for the regular council meeting. Both meetings will be closed to the public but will be available via livestream on YouTube.
Residents can access the video link on the homepage of the City’s website
We understand these decisions may create inconveniences for some. However, the safety and well-being of all residents and staff remains our number-one priority as we move further into this unprecedented health pandemic.
Following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, we encourage those who are at highest risk of contracting the virus– including older residents and those with heart disease, lung disease and diabetes – to stay at home.
Together, we will weather this storm and together we will continue to work to make the City of South Fulton - Where You Want to Be!

Click here to see the City of South Fulton Closure Notice
March 14, 2020 12:09 PM

City Hall was closed Friday, March 13, 2020 to the public and will remain closed until further notice. Please click the link below to learn more about the city's response to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Learn more about the city's response to COVID-19
March 13, 2020 1:10 PM

City Clerk's Office/City Council Meetings
The City of South Fulton will continue to conduct official business and coordinate public City Council meetings. Until Further notice, all City Council Meetings will not be open to the public but will be held and broadcast from City Hall via streaming on YouTube. A public comment page will be available on the website that will open 24-hours prior to the meeting and will close at 12 p.m. on the date of the appropriate Council meeting. The Clerk will call out all votes prior to moving on to the next agenda item for public and visual record. Staff will continue to work any technical kinks for the March 31, 2020 Council meeting where this remote process will go live. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the City Clerk at 470-809-7712 or 470-809-7711

Click here to see March 17, 2020 Public Notice
March 12, 2020 12:20 PM

City of South Fulton Special Called Meeting - (COVID-19)
City of South Fulton leaders approved in a special called meeting Tuesday, a response plan and an initial $125,000 budget for managing actions aimed at minimizing the impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 on the city’s residents and staff.

Watch the 3:00 p.m. Special Called Meeting to Discuss The City's Response to Coronavirus