May 20, 2020
At the May 18 City Council meeting, Assistant Mayor Splaine and Councilor Deaglan McEachern proposed the formation of Portsmouth Citizen Response Task Force. The Councilors approved the motion unanimously.
The Task Force of nineteen members will include representatives of the business community, restaurant owners and managers, non-profit organizations from the arts community and health services, citizens, members of the Economic Development Commission, health care professionals, and city staff members including the City Manager and Health Officer. The representatives will be appointed by the Mayor.
All meetings of the Portsmouth Citizen Response Task Force will be public meetings and posted on the City website.