BETHLEHEM — Town Supervisor David VanLuven extended Bethlehem’s state of emergency on Friday, April 17 which will remain in effect until rescinded by a future order.
Originally declared on March 19, the extended state of emergency is due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
VanLuven wrote that he is exercising his authority to “preserve the public safety and hereby render all required and available assistance vital to the security, well-being, and health of the citizens of this municipality. I hereby direct all departments and agencies of the Town of Bethlehem to take whatever steps necessary to protect life and property, public infrastructure, and provide such emergency assistance as is deemed necessary.”
To view the full declaration, see the end of this article.
For more information on how town departments are affected but still delivering certain services to the public, visit www.townofbethlehem.org/AlertCenter.aspx?AID=Town-Buildings-closed-to-public-Update-174.
See VanLuven’s declaration: