UPDATED: Demorest Meeting Canceled Due To COVID-19 Concerns

UPDATED: Demorest -  The City of Demorest canceled their called meeting tonight that was scheduled to discuss if the city will let the county handle its fire department.

Members of the council will hear a presentation from County Manager Phil Sutton regarding an intergovernmental agreement with Habersham County for the management of fire services.

There are no other items on the agenda except a “Coronavirus discussion.”

The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. and the city is enforcing the CDC guidelines regarding the gathering of 10 or more. 

The City Manager/Clerk Kim Simmonds says, “We will adhere to the “10 people” rule for meetings, so if you can watch or participate at home, we certainly encourage you to do so.”

The meeting will be live-streamed on the City of Demorest’s Facebook page and citizens can join via ZOOM or call-in during the meeting with questions and comments. The number will be advertised on the city’s Facebook page as well.