He directed all citizens to comply with necessary emergency measures, to cooperate with public officials and in executing emergency operational plans, and to obey and comply with the lawful direction of properly identified officers.
The order took effect Wednesday and shall remain in full force and effect until the emergency no longer exists as determined by the city manager in consultation with the mayor.
In an effort to reduce the exposure of both the public and our staff to the coronavirus, the city is taking precautionary steps until further notice.
Those immediate steps include no public access to the City Building located at 1 Benjamin Franklin Way or the Public Works Building located at 202 Baxter Drive, and limited access to the police department. All departments will be available via email or telephone.
Development/Building/Zoning/Property Maintenance: For permit related questions or submissions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-746-9921.
Finance Department: Utility (water and trash) payments by check or money order can placed in drop box located in the parking lot of the municipal building or mailed to 1 Benjamin Franklin Way, Franklin, Ohio 45005. Additionally, payments can be made via on-line payments at www.FranklinOhio.org. To turn services on or off (non-emergency), call 937-746-9921.
Income tax preparation assistance may be available by calling 937-746-9921 during normal business hours. Documents must be received in the tax office via US mail. Contact the tax office at email@example.com.
Any other finance questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fire Department: All public education classes, fire inspections, and tours are suspended. High risk/high hazard inspections to be reviewed by Fire Administration. Family members will not accompany patients to the hospital unless determined to be critical to the transport. For questions contact 937-746-4542.
For Emergencies call 9-1-1. If you are experiencing flu like symptoms, please notify the dispatcher so our crews can properly protect themselves.
Municipal Court: Contact 937-746-2858.
Police Department: Public tours and fingerprinting services are suspended. For questions call 937-746-2882.If there is an Emergency, call 9-1-1.
For general questions or more detailed information about each department, please visit our website at www.FranklinOhio.org or call 937-746-9921.