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City Council to Hold Special Meeting on March 31 to Consider and Eviction Moratorium

Post Date:03/27/2020

CITY COUNCIL TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING ON MARCH 31
TO CONSIDER AN EVICTION MORATORIUM
Public Participation Will Take Place via Teleconferencing

            The City of Santa Clarita first and foremost desires to preserve the health and welfare of its residents. In this time of the coronavirus pandemic, and the almost daily evolving directives, the City is endeavoring to take all appropriate steps to protect the City’s residents.

            The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, March 31, at 5:00 p.m. to consider an urgency ordinance that would temporarily prohibit evictions of residential and commercial tenants arising from the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

            In compliance with state and county mandates regarding holding public meetings, the public will be able to participate only through teleconferencing and written comment cards. Currently, City staff is working on the agenda item and call-in instructions for the public. This information will be posted online 24 hours prior to Tuesday’s meeting.

            All requests to speak via teleconferencing must be made and all written comment cards must be submitted prior to 3:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting in order for staff to coordinate the public participation. Instructions for making such a request or submitting written comments will be posted online at santa-clarita.com/agendas on Monday.

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