COKATO – Interim City Administrator Brad Potter confirmed the City of Cokato has officially declared emergency status.
“The City Council held an emergency meeting last night to declare a local emergency as it pertains to city issues such as agreements, contracts, and equipment,” Potter said Friday morning. “We also believe this is crucial in taking the action in case there is any possible regional, state, or federal funding in due time to COVID-19.”
“Public safety services will continue to operate,” Potter said.
Cokato Public Works will continue essential services such as water treatment, water distribution, snow and ice removal (in case it is needed), and wastewater system and treatment.
Cokato City Hall is currently taking calls and emails, and processing requests. Utility bill payments are currently being accepted in the drop box. Cokato City Hall and its conference rooms are closed to the public.
The Cokato Library is closed.
The Cokato Museum is closed.
Watch here for further updates.