• CITY ON REOPENING BUSINESSES: A letter sent by the Lakeland City Commission to Gov. Ron DeSantis reflects Mayor Mutz’ mantra that the numbers should dictate when facilities begin to reopen. The letter urges the governor to follow the Trump administration’s suggestion that businesses re-open after there’s been a consistent decline in new COVID-19 cases and deaths for 14 days; it further suggests county-by-county implementation. | The letter | Mayor’s video
  • COUNTY ON REOPENING PUBLIC FACILITIES: Polk County commissioners are setting May 1 as a target date to start soft opening closed public facilities, most likely beginning with parks and trails where people can observe personal distancing.

Source: The Ledger

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