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Posted on: March 20, 2020

City of Moscow Emergency Meeting to Consider Emergency Order

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March 20, 2020 (Moscow, Idaho) -- Moscow City Council will hold an emergency meeting at 1 pm on Mar. 20, 2020, at Moscow City Hall.  The Council will consider the passage of an emergency powers ordinance as means to authorize the Mayor of Moscow to declare emergency city-wide orders specific to mitigating potential impacts of disaster emergencies, including the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

Pending approval of the ordinance, the Mayor will then issue an emergency ordinance regarding the closure of restaurants and bars in Moscow.  Council will then consider a resolution to ratify and extend the duration of the Emergency Order through May 5, 2020.

In light of Idaho Governor Brad Little’s proclamation of Mar. 18, this meeting will not be open to the public.  Instead, the meeting will be streamed via the City’s YouTube channel at and via the City’s Facebook page at  The meeting will also be broadcast via the City’s television channel, which can be found on Spectrum on channel 1301.


Story Contact: Gary J. Riedner, City Supervisor
Phone: 208-883-7006


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