A “Declaration of Emergency” was approved by the Pelican Rapids City Council at an emergency meeting March 20.
In related actions, a city emergency management team was named.
Members will include Mayor Brent Frazier, Councilman Steve Foster, City Administrator Don Solga and city public works superintendent Brian Olson.
For the immediate future, city hall hours remain unchanged. The city will continue to function as normal—but with a number of internal measures pertaining to hygiene and safety of employees

•More details in the March 24 print edition of the Pelican Rapids Press.
PICTURED: The Pelican Rapids city hall meeting chambers March 20, with officials and attendees sitting six feet apart–in accordance with public health guidelines.