City buildings restrictions extended 60 days
NOTE: The resolution grants Barg the authority to continue to restrict public access to city hall and/or other city facilities during that time period, but it does not require it.
For the Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD – Aldermen granted Marshfield City Administrator Steve Barg another 60 days to regulate or restrict access to city buildings and facilities. That authority was extended to March 23 by the council on a vote of 9-1 on Jan. 26. Alderman Adam Fischer voted against the measure.
Barg told the council that it’s gone well, for the most part.
Right now, the only access citizens have at city hall is by appointment, or a telephone in the lobby that rings the city clerk’s office.
Barg said there has not been a lot of feedback from the public, or complaints for that matter, regarding the limited access.
City Clerk Deb Hall said citizens have adapted very well to the changes at City Hall.
And with five elections in the city in 2020, Hall said the city, and its voters, are well equipped for another election season that’s just ahead over the next few months:
Barg said the city has made inroads in getting people to do their business with the city in other ways, saying that “we’ve seen citizens adapt in some pretty impressive ways.”