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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Access to City Services During Stay Home, Stay Safe

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On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, the Midlothian City Council unanimously approved a 14-day declaration of state of local disaster at its regular meeting.  In an effort to be proactive in protecting citizens’ health and wellbeing amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council took this step to activate the City’s emergency management plan.

In addition, the City will close all non-essential City of Midlothian facilities, allow access to essential City facilities remotely, and cancel community events, effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. until April 3, 2020, in accordance with the Ellis County Stay Home, Stay Safe order. Additionally, the May general election and special election will be postponed to November 3, 2020 with the passage of Resolution 2020-12.

City offices providing essential services (listed below) will continue to operate, but will conduct all business online, by email, or by phone (City Main Number:  972-775-3481).  

During the Shelter-in-Place order, Midlothian City parks will be open for individual use as long as users observe social distancing. Athletic team use will continue to be prohibited. Meadows Library and the Senior Center will continue to be closed with all activities canceled.

City offices along with the Conference Center will be closed to public access during the Shelter-in-Place order, but available to provide service via email, telephone, and web access.  These departments include:

Animal Services

Building Permits & Inspections (online via MyGov)

Job Applications

Open Records Requests

Municipal Court Online payments

Utility Billing (online, by phone at 972-775-7130, by mail, or in the night deposit box at City Hall)

Planning & Zoning Submittal


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