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City of Auburn Hills State of Emergency

On Wednesday morning, March 18, 2020, Mayor Kevin R. McDaniel declared a State of Emergency on behalf of the City of Auburn Hills in response to addressing the Coronavirus outbreak.  On Friday, March 13, 2020, Mayor McDaniel met with City Manager Tom Tanghe to formulate a plan to close a number of the city’s facilities effective end of business on Monday, March 16 at 5:00 p.m.  This plan included the closure of City Hall, the Community Center, and the Department of Public Works.  However, staff has continued to rotate in and out of the workplace on a reduced schedule in order to maintain city operations to its citizens and businesses, and to support the men and women of the emergency services departments, police and fire.  Mayor McDaniel directed the City Manager to convey the State of Emergency to Oakland County on March 18.  Oakland County had also already declared on behalf of all of its communities. 

Citizens are encouraged to read the blog that was posted at www.insideauburnhills.com on Monday, March 16 titled “City of Auburn Hills Temporary Closures” which on that date, the emergency declaration plans were initiated.  Residents and businesses alike will find in that blog the reassurance that staff is still operating behind the scenes in support of the community and in that blog there are important phone numbers that can be called if city support is needed.  This same information can be found on the main page of our website at www.auburnhills.org.  Upon reaching the main page of our website, simply scroll down to the section titled “Latest News” and click on the box that says “City of Auburn Hills Temporary Closures” which was also posted on Monday, March 16. 

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