Flagler Beach City Hall closed after city manger tests positive for COVID-19

Flagler Beach City Hall (Wikimedia Commons/ShareAlike 3.0)

After the Flagler Beach City Manager tested positive for coronavirus Thursday, the city made the decision to shut down City Hall and the City’s Building Department.

The buildings were shut down for cleaning Friday and will not reopen until Jan. 19. City staff will work remotely until then.

“While I am feeling mild effects of the virus, I am resting, upbeat and following the advice of medical professionals. I will remain quarantined at home until I can fully recover and return to work when it is absolutely safe to do so,” Interim City Manager Rick McFadden wrote in a press release.

Contact tracing in the building is underway.

The city intends to proceed with all meetings scheduled in the Commission Chambers.

While the facilities are closed, those who need to contact City Hall can call (386) 517-2000 and leave a voicemail. The number for the Building Department is (386) 871-2023.