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March 13, 2020 10:00 AM

UPDATE 3/13/20 - CA Gov Executive Order to Address COVID-19. City events cancelled until April 30

MARCH 13, 2020, 11AM - CA Gov. Newsom issued an executive order 3/12 to respond to COVID-19, limiting public gatherings etc. The City follows guidance of County & State Public Health & CDC. City events & programs are cancelled until April 30.

MARCH 13, 2020 - 11:00 AM - California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a new executive order on Thursday, March 12 enhancing California’s ability to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Malibu is following the guidance of the LA County and California Departments of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

All non-essential City events and programs are cancelled until April 30. The City is evaluating how to implement the guidelines locally and will keep the community updated.

The Executive Order: Waives the one-week waiting period for people who are unemployed and/or disabled as a result of COVID-19.

Delays the deadline for state tax filing by 60 days for individuals and businesses unable to file on time based on compliance with public health requirements related to COVID-19.

Directs residents to follow public health directives and guidance, including to cancel large non-essential gatherings that do not meet state criteria.

Readies the state to commandeer property (hotels etc.) for temporary residences and medical facilities for quarantining, isolating or treating individuals.

Allows local or state legislative bodies to hold meetings via teleconference and to make meetings accessible electronically.

Allows local and state emergency administrators to act quickly to protect public health.

Non-essential gatherings must be limited to no more than 250 people, while smaller events can proceed only if the organizers can implement social distancing of 6 feet per person. Gatherings of individuals who are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19 should be limited to no more than 10 people, with social distancing.

Read the order:

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