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AFTERNOON, EVERYONE. IT'S WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1ST, 2020, 4:30 P.M.

AND WE ARE ON A VIDEO CONFERENCE AS OFFER BY SECTION 5 5 1 0 7 1 OF THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE, THIS MEETING MAY BE CONVENED IN A CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF SEEKING CONFIDENTIAL LEGAL ADVICE TO THE CITY ATTORNEY ON ANY AGENDA ITEM HEREIN.

THE CITY OF ROWLETT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO RECONVENE, RECESS OR REALIGN THE REGULAR SESSION OR CALLED EXECUTIVE MOTION ORDER BUSINESS AT ANY TIME PRIOR TO ADJOURNMENT.

THIS CALLED MEETING PERTAINS TO AN EMERGENCY AND AN URGENT PUBLIC NECESSITY AND MAY BE POSTED LESS THAN 42 HOURS PRIOR TO MEETING.

MATTERS DISCUSSED DURING THIS MEETING.

TO RESPONDING TO THE EMERGENCY.

SO I CALL THIS MEETING TO ORDER.

WE DO HAVE A QUORUM.

I'M GOING TO TALK BRIEFLY ABOUT WHAT WE'RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT IN OPEN SESSION AND THEN WE'RE GOING TO GO TO CLOSE TO EXECUTIVE SESSION.

[2. Consider and discuss the Declaration of Emergency, the orders of Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, and the Governor’s Order GA-14 regarding COVID-19]

SO THE ITEM TO CONSIDER AND DISCUSS THE DECLARATION OF EMERGENCY.

THE ORDERS OF DALLAS COUNTY JUDGE CLAY JENKINS AND THE GOVERNOR'S ORDER GA 14 REGARDING COVID 19. SO, COUNCIL, I JUST WANT TO HAVE A DISCUSSION.

YOU KNOW, AS EVERYONE KNOWS, THE GOVERNOR ISSUED STATEWIDE ORDERS YESTERDAY.

CURRENTLY, THE CITY OF ROWLETT IS OPERATING UNDER CITY OF ROWLETT ORDERS AND IS OPERATING, WHICH ARE, FOR ALL INTENTS AND PURPOSES, MIRRORING DALLAS COUNTY ORDERS.

SO I JUST WANT TO HAVE CONSULTATION WITH OUR LEGAL COUNSEL IN REGARDS TO WHAT THAT NEW GOVERNOR ORDER MEANS TO US.

SO I CAN DECIDE HOW TO PROCEED.

[3. EXECUTIVE SESSION: ]

AND SO AT THIS TIME, I'M GOING TO CLOSE THE REGULAR OPEN MEETING SO IT WILL CONVENE IN EXECUTIVE SESSION. SO IF YOU ALL GET OUT OF THIS ZOOM MEETING, GO IN TO THE EXECUTIVE SESSION MEETING AND THEN WE'LL RECONVENE THIS AFTER THE EXECUTIVE SESSION.

IT'S GOING TO BE IN MY NIGHTMARES THE REST OF MY LIFE.

WE DON'T KNOW WHEN WE'RE GOING TO

[ 4. Take any necessary or appropriate action on closed/executive session matters.]

NO FORMAL ACTION WILL BE TAKEN AS A RESULT OF OUR EXECUTIVE SESSION.

THIS MEETING IS ADJOURNED AND THANK YOU ALL AND WE'LL TALK SOON.

* This transcript was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.