Published On: Thu, Jun 24th, 2021
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Coastal City Lifts State of Emergency Status  

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—Newport Beach lifted its state of emergency status following a unanimous city council vote during a June 22 meeting. The vote was preceded by a staff presentation recommending termination of the order, which has been in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic March 15, 2020. Local elected officials have been unified in voicing support for lifting the city’s state of emergency, citing that a crisis no longer exists and that, at least for now, there is no catastrophe it can’t handle without federal or state support. Councilmember Diane Dixon told The Epoch Times that should any unforeseen peril arise, council is prepared to respond quickly. “Should there be another crisis, we could have an emergency meeting, if need be we will deal with it responsibly,” Dixon said. The lifting of the emergency status also repeals any related emergency ordinances and orders such as those related to outdoor dining … Save 10% on Citrus trees with code CITRUS

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