5-26-20 City Council

Maryville City Hall is set to reopen with new hours on June 1.

MARYVILLE, Mo. — The city of Maryville’s plan for reopening will continue into June, city officials said at Monday night’s City Council meeting.

City Manager Greg McDanel said that barring any further restrictions from the state level, the city will proceed with its reopening plan to loosen COVID-19 restrictions announced at the end of April.

According to the city’s plan, most remaining restrictions will be lifted on June 1. McDanel clarified Monday some of how that will work for city facilities.

On June 1:

• City Hall will reopen to the public from 8 a.m. until noon Monday through Friday

• The moratorium on water shutoffs will be lifted, but the fee for paying online will continue to be waived

• The Mozingo Event Center will reopen but will operate at 50 percent of max occupancy

• City Council meetings will be open to the public, but Zoom attendance will continue to be encouraged for any who are able

Although those restrictions will be lifted, McDanel encouraged residents to continue to practice social distancing to reduce the chance for any outbreaks during the reopening.

Other City Council notes

• The council approved a measure adding the definition of microbrewery to the city’s alcohol ordinances, reflecting state statutes.

• Council members approved the purchase of $50,000 worth of consolidated dispatch equipment in conjunction with the county and the Nodaway County Ambulance District. Under a handshake agreement, NCAD — which will use the equipment and software most often — will pay $25,000, while the city and county will split the remaining $25,000.

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