NEW DETAILS: Coronavirus prompts emergency declaration in West Carrollton

The city of West Carrollton plans to consider an ordinance to declare an emergency due to the COVID-19 virus.

City council Tuesday night will review an emergency measure on the coronavirus, which prompted the state Sunday to issue an order for residents to stay home, or shelter in place.

The state’s order will go into effect at 11:59 p.m. today. It extends to all Ohioans, except for essential activities, work and needs, officials said Sunday.

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On March 18, the city of West Carrollton suspending in person, face-to-face interaction for city office functions until further notice. This includes the finance department, utility department, and zoning and permit functions.

As part of these measures, the city’s service department has extended the due date of your utility bill until May 4, 2020.

There will be four options to pay your bill:

• Pay your bill online here.

• Pay your bill by phone. Call (937) 859-8280.

• Drop payment into the drop box at the Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave.

•Payments must be in an envelope and include your name and phone number.

• Mail your bill to City of West Carrollton, 300 E. Central Ave., West Carrollton, Ohio 45449.

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