3/30/2020 11:24:00 AM Mayor thanks residents during difficult time
Meeting at City Hall on Wednesday evening, March 25, the Stewartville City Council and staff, mindful of the social distancing guidelines to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), seated themselves six feet apart from each other. Above, from left, are Councilperson Brent Beyer, Mayor Jimmie-John King, councilpersons Craig Anderson and Jeremiah Oeltjen, and Sean Hale, public works director.
With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on virtually everyone's mind, Mayor Jimmie-John King has encouraged Stewartville's residents to remain strong through a difficult time. With City Council members and city staff seated further apart than normal at last week's Council meeting, the mayor was in a grateful frame of mind. "I'd like to thank our community for pulling together the last couple of weeks," he said. "I want us to put our party affiliations aside. Let's listen to the doctors and scientists. Let's do what needs to be done so we can bring our communities back up to full strength." The coronavirus is a trial locally, nationally and around the world, the mayor indicated... For more on this story pick up your copy of the March 31 Stewartville STAR.