Martinsville Common Council Executive Session
The City of Martinsville Common Council will meet in Executive Session at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, in the Council Chambers, 59 S. Jefferson St., Martinsville, Indiana. Pursuant to IC 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(2)(D), the purpose of the Executive Session will be for discussion of strategy for the purchase or lease of real property.
City Announces Policies Related to COVID
MARTINSVILLE – Pursuant to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s announcements made on March 23, 2021, the City of Martinsville has issued their policies related to the COVID pandemic.
Beginning Tuesday, April 6, 2021 the wearing of masks in public buildings of the city will be by personal preference. If a person is not comfortable entering a public building without a mask, then they are encouraged to continuing wearing a mask; however, masks will not be required.
Also beginning Tuesday, April 6, 2021, the Utility Office at 60 S. Sycamore Street will be open for walk-in payments. The drive-thru will remain open as an option for bill payment.
The city will follow the recommendations/restrictions issued by the State and the Morgan County Health Departments related to capacities for gatherings. This includes the capacities for restaurants, shopping, and social gatherings. Public meetings will be open to the capacities as set forth by the State/County. It should be noted that individual businesses have the ability to set their own restrictions regarding the wearing of masks in their places of business.
All school systems in the State are to remain under the current restrictions and mandates through the remainder of the current school year.
All persons above the age of 16 are encouraged to get vaccinated to help put an end to the COVID virus spread. Those wishing to get vaccinated should go to ourshot.in.gov or call 2-1-1 to schedule the vaccination.
It remains a recommended practice to social distance when possible and to wash/sanitize hands frequently.
City offices to be closed and trash pick-up changes due to Good Friday holiday
MARTINSVILLE – All city offices and services, except emergency police and fire services, will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021 in observance of the Good Friday Holiday.
For those residents who normally have their trash picked up on Fridays, trash will be picked up on Monday, April 5, 2021. Residents are asked to have their trash curbside by 6:00 AM on their pick-up day, but not before 6:00 PM the night before their pick-up day.
Workshop Sessions – April 13 and May 13, 2021
The City of Martinsville Common Council will conduct the first of two workshop sessions on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 in the Council Chambers, 59 S. Jefferson Street, Martinsville, Indiana. The session will begin at 4:30 PM. The purpose of the workshop session will be for the review and discussion of the Environmental Recovery Fee. This session is open to the public; however, no public comment will be received, nor will any decisions be made by the Common Council.
The City of Martinsville Common Council will conduct the second of two workshop sessions on Thursday, May 13, 2021, in the Council Chambers, 59 S. Jefferson Street, Martinsville, Indiana. The session will begin at 4:30 PM. The purpose of the workshop session will be for the continued review and discussion of the Environmental Recovery Fee. This session is open to the public; however, no public comment will be received, nor will any decisions be made by the Common Council.