Menifee City Council approves Independence Day fireworks show

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It did not take long for the Menifee City Council to decide the city’s annual Independence Day Celebration fireworks display must go on, despite the continuing coronavirus pandemic orders which limit large crowd gatherings. The fireworks show will be presented Saturday, June 27, a week before the Fourth of July.“We are the U.S. and we love our country. This traditional Independence Day celebration must go on,” Menifee Mayor Bill Zimmerman said in the Thursday, May 14, special city council meeting held online.The council gave the Community Services Department direction on how and if the annual Independence Day Celebration should continue, provided the county and/or state do not ban the celebrations and fireworks display moving forward.Council members discussed four options
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