York City Council to resume meetings virtually

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch
York City Council members, from left, H. Michael Buckingham, Vice President Sandie Walker, President Henry Nixon, Judy Ritter-Dixon and Edquina Washington take the stage during a York City Council Town Hall Meeting at Logos Academy in York City, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Dawn J. Sagert photo

York City Council will conduct meetings virtually after a nearly one-month hiatus caused by statewide coronavirus mitigation efforts.

Meetings will resume at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, when the council will hold a legislative meeting, according to a city news release on Monday.

Council members will teleconference. Staff "essential to participating" will meet in council chambers while adhering to social distancing guidelines.

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Those interested in viewing upcoming meetings can do so in the following ways:

  • Comcast channel 18
  • On the City of York Facebook page
  • Online at www.wrct.tv
  • Those with hearing disabilities may call the Deaf Center at 717-848-6765

Residents with questions or comments may email city clerk Dianna Thompson-Mitchell at dthompso@yorkcity.org

York City government offices and non-life-sustaining businesses have been shut down by order of Gov. Tom Wolf. The order is in place in all of the state's 67 counties.

There were 381 confirmed COVID-19 cases in York County as of noon Wednesday, with four total virus-related deaths.

Statewide, there have been 26,490 confirmed cases and 647 deaths.

— Logan Hullinger can be reached at lhullinger@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @LoganHullYD.