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05/11/20 Klamath County is confident our reopening plan will be accepted and have resubmitted it to the Governor’s Office after being asked to add additional language related to testing and congregate care facilities.
05/06/20 Klamath County submitted a plan this week to Governor Kate Brown to re-open on the first available date allowed, the Governor has indicated the first date a county can open is May 15th.
“We are looking forward to getting our businesses successfully up and running again. Thank you to the patience of our business community during these challenging times, now, it’s time to roll,” said Commissioner Derrick DeGroot.
Submitted plans were crafted using guidelines the State sent out, as well as feedback from local stakeholders Sky Lakes Medical Center, the Chamber of Commerce, KCEDA, the Health Officer, and many others.
“We’ve taken the best suggestions and woven them together in a plan supporting our economic vitality as well as public health needs. This whole thing has been a delicate balancing act, and now it’s time to get our businesses open. I call on the State to support our plan, we’ve worked hard on it,” said Commissioner Kelley Minty Morris.
“Klamath County Commissioners 100 percent support our businesses getting to do what they do best, provide service. It’s time for the State to let our business partners get back to work,” said Commissioner Donnie Boyd.
You can read the County’s REVISED plan here