BY DAVID JACOBS, THE CENTER SQUARE
The City of Abbeville will continue to provide normal City services throughout the Caronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.
Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza said the City is prepared to operate as usual with some adjustments.
PINEVILLE – Last Friday, Cleco announced the activation of its Pandemic Response Plan and the practice of “social distancing.”
The company’s social distancing efforts include the closure of all Cleco offices, including its corporate headquarters building in Pineville, to the public with non-critical administrative employees working remotely from home. Employees critical to operations will continue to work as usual while practicing proper hygiene and social distancing.
Beginning Thursday, March 19 through Monday, March 30th, the Louisiana State Capitol will be closed.
Senate President Page Cortez and Speaker of the House of Representatives Clay Schexnayder, in coordination with other agencies housed in the building, have agreed that closure is necessary to ensure the health and welfare of the public and staff.
The building will be closed to the public and legislative staff will work remotely.
The Capitol will re-open on March 31, when the legislature is set to reconvene the 2020 Regular Legislative Session.
The Vermilion Parish Police Jury is limiting public access to the Vermilion Parish Courthouse to help prevent possible exposure of COVID-19 to the employees in the Courthouse.
“We hope by limiting access we will be available to provide needed services if the spread of the virus causes more disruptions,” said Police Juror Administrator Keith Roy.
. The Courthouse will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday with the following restrictions.