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Denton County Extends "Stay at Home" Mandate thru March 31
Roanoke City Council Resolution Renewing Disaster Declaration Effective at 11:59 p.m. on March 25, 2020 until 11:59 p.m. on April 15, 2020
The Roanoke City Council voted to extend the amended Mayoral Declaration of Disaster, which includes the "Stay At Home" order. These orders mirror those from the Denton County Executive Order. This order goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. tonight.
*Soliciting is also prohibited at this time.
Effective immediately, all City buildings are closed to walk-in public access until further notice. Payments can be made via phone or online (CLICK HERE).
Roanoke City Hall: 817-491-2411
Roanoke Police Department (Non-emergency): 817-491-6052
Roanoke Municipal Court: 817-491-0813
Roanoke Fire Department (non-Emergency): 817-491-2301
Roanoke Permits: 817-490-1308
This order will be effective until March 31, 2020, unless extended by the Denton County Commissioners Court or rescinded by the Denton County Judge.
Out of an abundance of caution and in response to CDC recommendations regarding COVID-19, the Roanoke skatepark will be closed starting Monday, March 23. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
As a City, we encourage you to enjoy our parks and trails while practicing social distancing and limiting the size of gatherings to no more than 10 people.
Click here to view the City of Roanoke, Texas Mayoral Declaration of Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency.
Click here to view the Proclamation
New executive order from Denton County Judge Andy Eads effective March 19, 2020 at 11:59 a.m. mandates:
Out of caution and in an effort to follow the recommendations from Denton County in response to the public health emergency declaration stemmed from COVID-19, the City of Roanoke will be making a number of changes to facility hours and operations effective Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, March 29:
Roanoke City Hall: Remains open at this time.
Roanoke Municipal Court: Remains open at this time.
Roanoke Police Department: Remains open at this time.
Roanoke Fire Department: Station doors will be closed to the public to protect the EOC.
Roanoke Public Library: Closed through Sunday, March 29.
Roanoke Recreation Center: Closed through Sunday, March 29.
Roanoke Community/Senior Center: Closed through Sunday, March 29.
Roanoke Visitor’s Center & Museum: Tentatively closed through Sunday, March 29.
Roanoke Public Works:
City Parks: OPEN
City Meetings: Meetings of the Roanoke City Council, as well as city boards and commissions, will continue as scheduled. Meeting minutes will be available online.
City Events: CANCELED including Roanoke’s Easter EggAPalooza on April 4 and the Roanoke Roundup on May 2. POSTPONED events include the Evenings on Oak Street Spring concert series and the Roanoke Farmers Market (dates TBD).
Non-City Events: Non-city private events have been canceled through the 1st week of June. Requests to host special events on City property are not accepted at this time.
For more information regarding novel coronavirus activity in the United States, please visit the following websites:
If you have questions, please call the Denton County Coronavirus Hotline at 940-349-2585.