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March 24, 2020

City of Clearlake Closes All City Parks Due to COVID-19

City Manager Alan Flora, acting as the Director of Emergency Services for the City of Clearlake, announced the closure of of all City parks in the interest of public health and safety, effective immediately.

City Manager Alan Flora, acting as the Director of Emergency Services for the City of Clearlake, has announced the closure of all City parks, including Austin Beach, Austin Park, Highlands Park, in the interest of public health and safety, effective immediately. This is in addition to the closure of Redbud Park and Thompson Harbor on March 22nd.

All parts of City parks, including boat launch ramps, beaches, parking lots and any recreation facilities, such as basketball and tennis courts and the skate park, are now closed to the public. No person shall enter the parks during the closure or remain in the parks after having been notified of the closure and having been asked to leave by any peace officer or other person so designated by the City Manager or Chief of Police.

The order does not apply to peace officers, fire and rescue personnel or other governmental officials, or electrical, sewage or utility workers, or contractors thereof, acting within the scope of their official duties.

City Manager Flora stated, “The time to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is now. There are many people still not practicing proper social distancing and not heeding the Public Health Officer’s orders. These additional closures are necessary to stop the spread of COVID-19 and to keep our community safe.”

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March 24, 2020 12:49 PM

City Manager Alan Flora announces closure of all City parks.