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Mercer to hold telephonic meetings

 

March 20, 2020

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

Town of Mercer residents sit in spaced chairs to attend the Board of Supervisors meeting Thursday at the Community Center. The spacing was the recommendation of the Wisconsin Department of Health to avoid the spread of the new coronavirus. Future board meetings will be telephonic until the pandemic is over.

By TOM LAVENTURE

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MERCER, Wis. - The town of Mercer Board of Supervisors on Thursday unanimously approved a recommendation to conduct meetings by phone or video conference call.

The regular meeting was held in the Community Center to be able to have chairs six-feet apart to avoid the potential spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Rather than continue with meetings that require a labor intensive disinfecting process the board decided on the electronic format for the foreseeable future until the pandemic subsides.

Township attorney Fritz Schellgell sai...



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