Video+Story: Horizon City Mayor issues a Declaration of Local Disaster due to Coronavirus

Monday afternoon, Horizon City Mayor Ruben Mendoza issued a declaration of local disaster.

Mendoza stated, “In light of the recent decision by the White House to recommend limiting the number of individuals to ten people in groups and with continued uncertainty, I have signed the emergency declaration.”

Though there are no known reports of Coronavirus in Horizon City at this moment, the declaration allows Mayor Mendoza to enact other emergency actions in the event the community spread occurs here.

As of Monday (3/16) the only service impacted is the Horizon City Municipal Court. The Judge has cancelled court hearings for March, and future courts may be canceled upon further evaluation.

All other Horizon City municipal services will remain operational as usual, unless the circumstances change.

Mayor Mendoza added, “We urge our residents to remain aware of the current circumstances – locally and nationally – via the media and internet for future updates.

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Special announcement from the Town of Horizon´┐╝. Here is the statement from Mayor Mendoza: Monday afternoon, Horizon City Mayor Ruben Mendoza issued a declaration of local disaster. Mendoza stated, "In light of the recent decision by the White House to recommend limiting the number of individuals to ten people in groups and with continued uncertainty, I have signed the emergency declaration."Though there are no known reports of Coronavirus in Horizon City at this moment, the declaration allows Mayor Mendoza to enact other emergency actions in the event the community spread occurs here.As of Monday (3/16) the only service impacted is the Horizon City Municipal Court. The Judge has cancelled court hearings for March, and future courts may be canceled upon further evaluation.All other Horizon City municipal services will remain operational as usual, unless the circumstances change.Mayor Mendoza added, "We urge our residents to remain aware of the current circumstances – locally and nationally – via the media and internet for future updates.

Posted by HorizonCity.com on Monday, March 16, 2020

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