Windcrest response to COVID-19 virus
As many of you know, the President and Governor Abbott have declared emergencies as a result of the COVID-19 virus. The primary purpose is the health and safety of the citizens. Windcrest has a large number of residents that fall into a vulnerable group. The leadership in Windcrest is dedicated to doing whatever we can to minimize the affects of COVID-19. We are taking the following steps:
· We will minimize public gatherings to include
o Canceling the Movie in the park and gatherings at our Civic center.
o The Lions Club Casino Night scheduled for Saturday, March 14 will be rescheduled
o We are taking steps to cancel group events at our Civic Center
· The March 16 City Council meeting will go as scheduled with the follow guidance:
o We encourage citizens to use the internet video to watch the meeting.
o We strongly discourage anyone who is sick from coming to the meeting.
o We will have hand sanitizer available for those who choose to come to the meeting.
o We will change the configuration of the Council Chambers to allow for space between citizen.
o We will strongly encourage “Social Spacing” actions including not shaking hands or hugging among other actions to maintain distance.
o Our legal team will be in coordination with the State Attorney Generals office to ensure we stay compliant with the Open Meetings Act during these unique times.
· We have taken steps to limit solicitation in the City.
· Our First Responders have take steps to minimize the risk to them including procedures to limit contact.
As of today there are no cases of COVID-19 in Windcrest not anyone in quarantine. Our Fire Chief/Emergency Management Coordinator, Dan Kramer will brief the Council and the public during our City Council meeting on Monday, March 16, I encourage you to watch the meeting or call him at 210-693-8197
Mayor, City of Windcrest