Topeka City Council passes local state of emergency

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Topeka City Council voted to establish a state of emergency at a special meeting held Thursday evening.

This allows City Manager Brent Trout to make decisions necessary to continue city operations amidst the constantly-evolving circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

The council voted to temporarily suspend governing body rules until May 6. Council members and city officials will work from home until then.

You can watch the full meeting on the city’s Facebook page.

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