City Council Readopts, Reaffirms Curfew Ordinance & Local State of Emergency

June 03, 2020
Today, Wednesday, June 3, Lynchburg City Council conducted a special meeting to readopt the curfew ordinance and reaffirm the local state of emergency. During the meeting, City Council also decided to adjust the curfew hours to 9:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. City Council will review the ongoing need for the curfew during its regular June 9 meeting.  
 
City Manager Bonnie Svrcek also announced during today’s meeting that after consulting with Police Chief Ryan Zuidema, she was continuing the curfew for this evening. Svrcek, in consultation with the Police Chief, will continue to decide each day by 12:00 noon whether or not to extend the curfew.
 
Residents are reminded that the curfew does not affect hours of operation for public transportation like the Greater Lynchburg Transit Company (GLTC), Lyft, Uber or other ride-sharing transportation options.  
 
Other exemptions include people traveling to and from work, individuals seeking medical care, persons performing the duties of their jobs, etc.  
 
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