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Posted on: March 25, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Port Arthur City Council Passes Local Public Health Orders

Code of Ordinances

The Port Arthur City Council approved the declaration of a Public Health Emergency - ORDINANCE NO. 20-23 -, and an Ordinance prohibiting Community Gatherings - ORDINANCE NO. 20-24 - in a unanimous vote in the March 17 meeting. In order to meet with current, local County guidelines, ORDINANCE NO.  20-28 replaces NO. 20-24, lowering the number of individuals in community gatherings to a maximum of 10 persons. These Ordinances are published under the City’s Agendas, but are available for view using the links below.

ORDINANCE NO. 20-23 Declaration of Public Health Emergency

ORDINANCE NO. 20-28 Community Gatherings (Replaces ORD. NO. 20-24)



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