April 7, Azle Mayor Alan Brundrett signed a Third Amended Disaster Declaration due to Public Health effective April 8, 2020 at 12:01 AM. Azle City Council ratified the declaration at their April 7 city council meeting extending the declaration through April 30, 2020. The declaration follows Gov Abbott’s Executive Order GA-14 , effective April 2, and the modified Tarrant County Executive Order effective April 4, 2020. All Azle residents and businesses should abide by this declaration. This order is mandatory; not a recommendation.
The declaration establishes additional measures to ensure the protection of Azle residents.
All persons may leave their residences only for Essential Travel, to work in Essential Businesses, Government Service, or Essential Critical Infrastructure, or to perform Minimum Basic Operations, as defined in the Executive Order. All businesses operating in Tarrant County, except Essential Businesses as defined in the Executive Order are required to close to the public. Non-essential businesses may continue Minimum Basic Operations as outlined in the Order as long as Social Distancing is maintained between all employees and contractors during the activities.
Please carefully read the attached document as it gives specific information on what is Essential Travel, Essential Businesses, Government Service, Essential Critical Infrastructure, and Minimum Basic Operations.
The City of Azle continues to work with its partners at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, and Tarrant County Public Health and Parker County Public Health to closely monitor the COVID-19 outbreak.