Mayor Jim Gilvin and Council members considered setting up staging areas in the court parking lot for citizens before they are due to appear in the courtroom. And the city intends to provide supplies, such as hand sanitizers and masks for citizens who must be closer than six feet from others inside the courtroom.
The City Council has moved the deadline for businesses to pay occupational and alcohol excise taxes to June 30.
Last week, businesses began to reopen around the state, and more are expected to follow this weekend as Gov. Brian Kemp has lifted shelter-in-place restrictions.