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March 30 2020: Gov. Lee issued Executive Order 22, implementing safer at home guidelines in every Tennessee county to further mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The order goes into effect Tuesday, March 31 at 12:01 a.m. CDT and will extend to April 14, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. CDT. This is not a mandated shelter in place, but instead urges Tennesseans who are in non-essential roles to remain at home.
March 27 2020: Congress passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) act, allocating $350 billion to help small businesses. We will be updating regularly with more iformation on how to access funds from the Paycheck Protection Plan.
Paycheck Protection Plan Infographic
March 27 2020: Mayor A Keith McDonald Extends Executive Order to April 3 2020
Bartlett Civil Emergency Executive Order 05-2020–Extending SOE and other orders dated dated 03-27-2020
March 25 2020: IRS announces People First tax program. Tax day moved to July 15th, no matter amount owed.
IRS Tax Relief Update
March 23 2020: Mayor Strickland of Memphis signed Safer at Home Executive Order, directing all residents of Memphis to stay inside their homes, and immediately limit all movement outside of their homes beyond what is absolutely necessary to take care of essential needs. This order is to take place Tuesday March 24th at 6:00 pm until April 7th, 2020.
List of Essential and Non Essential Businesses
March 23 2020: Mayor A. Keith McDonald of Bartlett, Tennessee signed Safer at Home – Civil Emergency Executive Order, directing all residents of Bartlett to stay at their place of residence unless engaged in Essential Activities. This includes prohibition of mass gatherings and closure of Non- Essential Businesses. This order is to take place Tuesday March 24th at 6:00 pm until March 1st, 2020.
Safer at Home Executive Order
March 22 2020: Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order 17 prohibiting social gatherings of 10 or more, mandating closure of all health clubs and gyms, and requiring food service establishments to use “alternative business models”. This is a state wide order, in effect Midnight Monday March 23rd – April 6th 2020.
– Establishments are to exclusively offer drive-thru, take-out or delivery options to support families, businesses and the food supply chain during this emergency.
– Establishments may sell alcohol by take-out or delivery (with the purchase of food) in closed containers to those who are age 21 and up.
– Gyms and fitness/exercise centers or substantially similar facilities are to temporarily close and suspend in-person services.
March 20, 2020: Mayor A. Keith McDonald signed a declaration to issue a state of emergency for the City of Bartlett, Tennessee. Mandating all food service to be made take-out only, and the closure of all gyms and health clubs, for the safety of the community.
DECLARATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY & CIVIL EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION
The Bartlett Library is closed until further notice.
The City of Bartlett has closed all facilities managed by Parks & Recreation until further notice.
March 12 2020: Small Business Administration announces they will provide small business disaster relief loans for Covid 19.