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City of Lawrenceburg COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Response & Recovery Plan

Mayor Mollaun and the City of Lawrenceburg have developed policies and procedures to minimize the spread of COVID-19 regionally while still allowing the City of Lawrenceburg to continue to provide critical services for our constituents.  Following Governor Holcomb’s BACK ON TRACK INDIANA PLAN , please visit www.thinklawrenceburg.com for the City of Lawrenceburg COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Response and Recovery Plan.  Included are the following:

The City of Lawrenceburg, Indiana is a community dedicated to improving the lives of its residents with a focus on employment, education, and quality of life. For questions or to request additional information, please contact Guinevere Emery, Communications Director for the City of Lawrenceburg by email at gemery@lawrenceburg.in.gov or by phone at (812) 532-3500.

City of Lawrenceburg COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Response

Develop policies and procedures to minimize the spread of COVID-19 regionally while still allowing the City of Lawrenceburg to continue to provide critical services for our constituents.

  • Citywide Access Plan temporarily restricting non-emergency public access to all City owned buildings & playgrounds effective 3-16-2020
  • City of Lawrenceburg Emergency Work Rules Policy established effective 3-23-2020
    • Maintained public inquiries and response from all City/LMU departments without interruption
    • Determination of essential and non-essential staff departmental duties with alternate work shifts
    • Telework duties established as designated by the Mayor
  • Lawrenceburg City Court worked with the City of Lawrenceburg’s Executive Administration, local emergency management and the Indiana Supreme Court’s Office of Judicial Administration, modifying the Court’s operating procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of both the public and the Court staff.
    • Maintained required court operations
    • Bench Trials and Hearings rescheduled after May 4, 2020
    • City Court payments may be mailed or processed online at www.public.courts.in.gov
    • City Court to resume June 17th 2020
  • City of Lawrenceburg established Public Health Emergency Economic Relief Fund $1 million
    • Public Health Emergency Small Business Grant – 77 grant awards $269,500
    • Residential LMU Utility Bill Forgiveness May & June 2020 (H2O, Sewer & Electric) $700,000
    • Waived LMU utility disconnections until further notice

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City of Lawrenceburg COVID-19 Recovery Plan
  • Follow Governor Holcomb’s Back on Track Indiana Plan for re-opening transition and social distancing guidelines
  • Ensure safe, healthy workplace controls and protective measures for employees & citizens are in place
  • City of Lawrenceburg Return to Full Workforce Policy 5-4-2020
  • Clerk Treasurers Office open to the public with safety barriers in place 5-4-2020
  • LMU Utility drive thru continues to be open 8 am -4:30 pm with online bill payment & Smarthub app available
  • Lawrenceburg Police, Fire & EMS continue to provide exceptional public safety & emergency response 24-7
  • Lawrenceburg City Court to reopen 5-17-2020  Visit City Court’s web page for more information located at https://www.thinklawrenceburg.com/government/city-court/
  • City Administration Offices remain closed to public.  Intercom access on City Hall main lobby door for in-person meetings may resume while following social distancing protocols.  Appointments are available.  Call 812-532-3500
  • Limited Public Access to government buildings with efforts to allow the public to attend Public Meetings/Public Hearings  virtually via live stream at https://www.youtube.com/user/LawrenceburgIN  After June 14th Public Meeting access to continue with social distancing protocols in place
  • Civil City crews accelerate Safe, Clean & Healthy efforts to ensure all municipal facilities, recreational outlets and playgrounds are ready for reopening May 24th
  • All City of Lawrenceburg and Lawrenceburg Main Street events start July 9th 2020 with social distancing protocols
  • Visit www.thinklawrenceburg.com for Back on Track Indiana Plan & Summary Sheet

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City of Lawrenceburg Roadmap to Reopen Indiana for Hoosiers,
Businesses and Local Government
  • Stage 1:  Public Health Emergency Declaration & Emergency Response Mar 23rd – May 4th
    • Lawrenceburg Police, Fire & EMS continue to provide exceptional public safety & emergency response 24-7
  • Stage 2: Effective May 5th 2020
    • Promote & follow Governor Holcomb’s BACK ON TRACK INDIANA PLAN
    • City of Lawrenceburg Return to Full Workforce Policy 5-4-2020
    • Clerk Treasurers Office open to the public with safety barriers in place 5-4-2020
    • LMU Utility drive thru continues to be open 8 am-4:30 pm with online bill payment & Smarthub app available
  • Stage 3:  Effective May 24th 2020
    • Playgrounds open with social distancing guidelines in place
    • River Cities Bike Share Program Opens June 1st
  • Stage 4: June 14th 2020
    • Limited Public Access to City Administration Building continues with social distancing guidelines in place
    • Lawrenceburg Community Center Opens to Public June 15th
    • Lawrenceburg Community Pool and Splash Park Opening TBD
  • Stage 5: July 4th 2020
    • Fully Opened & Back on Track with social distancing guidelines in place
    • Lawrenceburg and Main Street events commence after July 9th

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Additional resources

Visit backontrack.in.gov and in.gov for the latest information from the State of Indiana

The City of Lawrenceburg, Indiana is a community dedicated to improving the lives of its residents with a focus on employment, education, and quality of life. For questions or to request additional information, please contact Guinevere Emery, Communications Director for the City of Lawrenceburg by email at gemery@lawrenceburg.in.gov or by phone at (812) 532-3500.

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