Council Suspends Cut-Offs, Takes Other Actions on COVID-19 Emergency
Mar 18, 2020
The McAlester City Council met in an emergency meeting on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, to consider resolutions related to the city’s response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. At the end of the meeting, Mayor John Browne proclaimed a state of emergency for the city.
To reduce the risk of community spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the City of McAlester is implementing temporary precautionary measures at city properties effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 until Sunday, April 5, 2020. There are no known cases of COVID-19 in Pittsburg County at the time of this release.
McAlester now has bicycle lanes for the use of bicyclists and pedestrians on three city streets. The new lanes are four-feet wide and are located on both sides of the street on East Monroe Avenue and South 9th Street as well as the south side of East Illinois Avenue.