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The original item was published from 12/10/2020 4:45:45 PM to 12/16/2020 12:00:00 AM.

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Posted on: December 10, 2020


The agenda for the City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. is posted on our calendar. Please visit Legistar to view the agenda.

*NOTICE: Please refer to special procedures for meetings due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SOURCE: Press Release from the Director of Communications Bill Campbell (12/10/2020) regarding City meetings

As COVID-19 cases continue a sharp rise in Jonesboro, many City staff members will continue to work remotely and no in-person participation in City meetings will be permitted. That includes the Tuesday, Dec. 15, City Council and committee meetings.


Mayor Harold Perrin extended his decision following Thanksgiving to close City offices and make Council meetings virtual for two weeks. On Thursday, he extended that another week, until Dec. 18.


“I would prefer that we all worked in the office, and I certainly wish City Council meetings were safe for in-person attendance,” Perrin said. “But my priority is keeping people as safe as possible while getting the work of the City done. This pandemic is teaching us lessons we have never faced before.”


All City meetings continue to be broadcast on FacebookLive and Suddenlink Channel 24, or by going online to and choosing the appropriate meeting to watch live or recorded video and view agendas.

Residents and interested parties can participate either by sending email to or calling 870-336-7248 when agenda items are being discussed.

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