Under pursuant to Chapter 418 of the Texas Government Code, the Texas Disaster Act of 1975, as the presiding officer of the City of Castle Hills City Council, the City’s governing body, the Mayor is designated as the emergency management director of the City of Castle Hills and may exercise the powers granted of the Governor on an appropriate local scale.
As a result, Mayor JR Trevino has executed a second declaration for a local state of disaster and public health emergency for the City of Castle Hills aimed at protecting public health and containing the spread of COVID-19. Pursuant to §418.108(b) of the Texas Government Code, the state of disaster and public health emergency shall continue for seven (7) days. The City of Castle Hills will hold a special City Council meeting on April 1, 2020 to possibly extend or renew this second order.
Second Declaration of a Local State of Disaster and Public Health Emergency - Castle Hills – March 26, 2020