What are the essential businesses?

Below is a brief list of the essential businesses outlined in the Governor's 'Stay at Home' Executive Order.  Hoosiers should stay at home between March 25, 2020-April 7, 2020 unless they work for an essential business or are traveling to an essential business.

Please review the entire order especially pages 5-8 of the executive order for more details.

Essential Business
  • Essential government operations
  • Healthcare and public health operations
  • Human services operations
  • Essential infrastructure
  • Public safety
  • Stores that sell groceries and medicine
  • Food, beverage and agriculture
  • Organizations that provide charitable and social services
  • Religious entities
  • Media entities
  • Gas stations and businesses needed for transportation
  • Financial and insurance institutions (banks, credit unions, etc.)
  • Hardware and supply stores
  • Critical trades (electricians, construction, etc.)
  • Mail, post, shipping, logistics, delivery and pickup services
  • Educational institutions
  • Laundry services
  • Restaurants (carryout, drive-thru and delivery only)
  • Supplies to work from home
  • Supplies for essential business and operations
  • Transportation (includes airlines, taxis, ride share companies)
  • Home-based care and services
  • Residential facilities and shelters
  • Professional services (legal services, accounting, etc.)
  • Manufacturing, distribution and supply chain for critical products and industries
  • Critical labor union functions
  • Hotels and motels
  • Funeral services

Mayor's Office

City Hall
120 W Washington St.
Monticello, Indiana 47960

Cathy Gross, Mayor
Lori Cheever, Assistant
Phone: (574) 583-9889
Fax: (574) 583-9244


City Hall
124 W Washington St.
Monticello, Indiana 47960

James Mann, Clerk/Treasurer
Michelle Mills, Deputy Clerk
Phone: (574) 583-5712
Fax: (574) 583-9244

ADA Coordinator

City Hall
120 W Washington St.
Monticello, Indiana 47960

Diane Bunnell, ADA/Title VI Coordinator
Phone: (574) 583-4568
Fax: (574) 583-9244


Fire:  (574) 583-3151
Parks:  (574) 583-3983
Police:  (574) 583-2256
Streets:  (574) 583-7033
Utility Office:  (574) 583-5443
Wastewater:  (574) 583-7847
Water Works: (574) 583-2334

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