Not a member? Become one today!
         iBerkshires     Berkshire Chamber     Berkshire Community College     City of Pittsfield    
Pittsfield Lifts State of Emergency
03:55PM / Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Print | Email  

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — In conjunction with the rescinding of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' state of emergency and other COVID-19 restrictions on Tuesday, June 15, Mayor Linda Tyer has also lifted the City of Pittsfield's public health state of emergency.
"This is an administrative step that allows us to be in alignment with the state," said Mayor Tyer. 
The city's Emergency Declaration, which went into effect March 2020, allowed municipal government to access state and federal resources to effectively serve the community during the pandemic. The declaration also triggered the establishment of a unified command that was comprised of senior level city officials for the purposes of tracking, monitoring, planning, and executing decisions related to the mitigation of COVID-19.
On Tuesday, state lawmakers are expected to continue discussions on extensions and provisions, such as outdoor dining and virtual municipal meetings, allotted statewide during the pandemic.
More Featured Stories is owned and operated by: Boxcar Media 106 Main Sreet, P.O. Box 1787 North Adams, MA 01247 -- T. 413-663-3384 F.413-664-4251
© 2008 Boxcar Media LLC - All rights reserved