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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Governor Abbott's Executive Order, GA 23 issued on May 18, 2020

This new order allows Mineral Wells to continue the reopening of businesses, recreational facilities and activities in the city.

The businesses and activities listed in GA 23 to be at 25% capacity are now allowed to be at 50% in Mineral Wells due to the small number of present case’s within Palo Pinto County.  For clarification and more information, please visit ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

A SIMPLE VISUAL GUIDE TO MASTERING COVID GUIDELINES FOR REOPENING TEXAS

The following is a guide created by Dallas County to help create better context about connecting with the world while we navigate health hazards with our unique circumstances.

We suggest the use of a mask while interacting with public venues in all cases.  This table will help you understand caution levels and how to make the best choices for your personal circumstances based on age, health and environmental risk.&...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Library Services FAQ

Library Services FAQ

Library Services FAQ PDF

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

What has Governor Abbott said with regard to re-opening the Texas economy?

At a press conference on April 27, the governor announced that he will allow his existing order GA-16 to expire on April 30.

He plans to “set a new course,” based on “data and doctors,” that will allow as many businesses to re-open as possible so long as we can contain the spread. To that end, he issued three new executive orders:

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COVID-19
Posted on: May 4, 2020

REOPENING STATUS OF CITY DEPARTMENTS

As the city continues to review and look for ways we can provide public assistance return to fuller operations, we will let you know as departments fully reopen for business. We will update this page as departments reopen.

ACTIVITY CENTER-CLOSED

CITY ANNEX-OPEN

CITY HALL-OPEN

GYM-CLOSED

LIBRARY-CLOSED

PUBLIC WORKS-CLOSED

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COVID-19
Posted on: May 4, 2020

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TIPS

Although this list isn't comprehensive, we will continue to update this list with resources as they become available.

I am financially affected by COVID:  What can I do?

The IRS  has rolled out their economic stimulus payment requirements.  The following resources explain guidelines and how to get into the portal for payment.

Senior may find assi...

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COVID-19
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Three New Executive Orders

The Governor of the State of Texas, Greg Abbott has issued Executive Orders No. GA-18, GA-19, and GA-20 relating to the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID- 19 disaster.

Executive Order No. GA-18 relating to the expanded reopening of services as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID- 19 disaster. Download

Executive Order No. GA-19 relating to hospital capacity during the COVID-19 disaster....

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Minimum Recommended Health Protocols for Reopening

Minimum Recommended Health Protocols for Reopening

In accordance with Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-18, the following are the minimum recommended health protocols for Texas as outlined in the report.

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

COVID-19: Guidance for Employers, Employees, and Customers of Reopened Retail Services

COVID-19: Guidance for Employers, Employees, and Customers of
Reopened Retail Services

Retail Reopening Guidelines

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COVID-19
Posted on: April 6, 2020

WHAT TO DO IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE THE CORONA-VIRUS

• Presenting Symptoms – Cough, sore throat, congestion, shortness of breath and/or fever. Contact the PPGH Hotline (8 am – 8 pm) 940-328-6555 and follow the instructions provided by medical staff.

  • If testing is required go to the location assigned and then self-isolate.
  • Once available the lab will provide the positive or negative result to the patient.
  • If the result of the test is positive, state and local health authorities (Epidemiologist) will fol...
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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Cloth Mask Guidelines

Cloth Mask Guidelines

Cloth Maks Guidelines

COVID-19
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Ordinance Amending Ordinance 2020-03

An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Mineral Wells, Texas Amending Ordinance No. 2020-03 Consenting to the Extension of the Declaration of Local Disaster.

ORDINANCE No. 2020-05

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MINERAL WELLS, TEXAS, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2020-03 CONSENTING TO THE EXTENSION OF THE DECLARATION OF LOCAL DISASTER EXECUTED BY MAYOR TAMMY UNDERWOOD ON MARCH 19, 2020 UNTIL THE DECLAR...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

SUCCESSFULLY TALKING WITH KIDS ABOUT CORONA VIRUS:

Given all the discussion about Corona Virus, your children are likely to want to know more as time passes.

The following is a list of recommended resources which explain Corona Virus and how to model good behavior while providing enough information so as not to increase anxiety about the situation.

Talking to Children: From Harvard Health:  

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

COVID-19 REQUIRES URGENT COMMUNICATION WITH MINORITY POPULATION

The rapid spread of Corona Virus-19 has drastically increased the need for clear quick business communication and, to a great extent, alternate methods such as digital communication and communication with both the deaf and primary speakers of Spanish.

We are now reliant on more audio and written devices in communication.  This virus has also increased the urgency to communicate effectively with those speaking other languages and communicate with those who have disabilities.  The follo...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

YOUR MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS

COVID-19 affects everyone, whether it is physically or mentally.

Taking steps to ensure that you and your loved ones are mentally healthy during this time is just as important as the precautions that should be taken seriously to ensure your physical health as well. 

CDC.gov - Stress and Coping

The above link inc...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT LIFE DURING CORONA VIRUS:

Get unbiased advice and fact-only research with key resources. Obtaining the right information during a crisis is crucial. The following resources will help alleviate anxiety and fear:

One of the keys to surviving community crisis disaster is recognizing and using your friends and neighborhood network.  Remember, all those planning for family crisis rely on a friend/family/neighbor network as well.  

On the importance o...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

TRASH AND RECYCLE RESTRICTIONS

Beginning Mon, Mar 30, Waste Connections, the City’s waste service provider, will temporarily limit residential trash and recycling.

Items should be securely bagged or within container carts and no residential bulk and brush collection services.  

Currently they are requiring all residential trash be bagged and tied, and limiting residential bulky waste collection to 2 cubic ya...

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Waste Connections Letter COVID-19
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Proclamation Declaring a Local State of Disaster

A local state of disaster for public health emergency is hereby declared for the City of Mineral Wells, a Texas home rule municipal corporation, pursuant to Section 418.108(a) of the Texas Government Code.

A video recording of the proclamation is available courtesy of the Mineral Wells Index.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Citation and Water Bill Payments

In an effort to protect the health and safety of our citizens and employees, effective March 18, 2020, the City of Mineral Wells will temporarily absorb the 4% transaction fee for all credit card transactions.

The purpose is to promote electronic transactions and facilitate social distancing during this national coronavirus emergency.

  • We ask that citizens utilize credit cards, debit cards, bank drafts or online payments to avoid in-person transactions at City Ha...
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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Court Hearings Postponed

All scheduled Municipal Court hearings are postponed until further notice of the court. The Court window will continue to be open during business hours. Please pay online or using the dropbox when possible. For questions, please call (940) 328-7733.

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