CITY OF OVILLA, TEXAS - DECLARATION OF LOCAL DISASTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY
ELLIS COUNTY PROCLAMATION DECLARING A LOCAL STATE OF DISASTER
DALLAS COUNTY Judge Clay Jenkins signs order for "shelter-at-place-of-residence" effective March 24, 2020.
The City of Ovilla is currently searching for board member applicants. If you are interested in volunteering your time to be on a board, please fill out a board member application and turn it in to City Hall. There are vacancies on the Board of Adjustment and the Park Board and the temporary Thoroughfare Plan Review Committee.
Attention! Downtown road detours. Main Street Sanitary Project is Underway- As part of the Council Approved 2019-2020 Fiscal Year Budget.
Beginning January 13th, 2020, Water Street will be closed from Main Street to South Cockrell Hill Road. All thru-traffic will be detoured to South Cockrell Hill Road and Main Street. This closure should last approximately three (3) weeks. Please use extreme caution in this area. You will also notice the construction staging area just north of the Police Department. Thank you for your patience during this time. If you have any questions, please contact city offices at 972-617-7262.
To help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, both Dallas and Ellis Counties have issued a Public Health Order that requires residents to shelter in place – stay at home. Residents are ordered to stay at home except for essential activities and work to provide essential business and government services. Essential activities include tasks related to health and safety, such as obtaining medical supplies or visiting a medical professional; and obtaining supplies, such as food, pet supply, or other home products.Engaging in outdoor activity, such as walking, biking, hiking, or running, is permitted, provided the individuals comply with social distancing requirements of six feet.