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COVID-19: What Are Our Local Government Powers During a Civic Emergency?

Posted on March 18, 2020


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This information is included on ELGL’s crowdsourced local government resources page for COVID-19/Coronavirus information.


Submitted by ELGL member Julie Tappendorf.


While providing an overview of emergency powers for Illinois local governments, this blog post reminds local governments to review emergency operations plans, and offers important drafting tips for emergency declarations.

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