Holmes Beach Ordinance 20-16 - Mandatory Face Coverings Extension
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 20-16
CITY OF HOLMES BEACH, FLORIDA
AN EXTENSION OF EMERGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 20-11 OF THE CITY OF HOLMES BEACH, FLORIDA, THEREBY EXTENDING THE MANDATE THAT INDIVIDUALS WEAR A FACE COVERING IN PUBLIC IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT THEREOF.
WHEREAS, on June 25, 2020, the City Commission enacted Emergency Ordinance No. 20-11 that mandated the wearing of face coverings when in public in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19/Coronavirus in the City of Holmes Beach and the State of Florida; and
WHEREAS, while the infection rate has shown some reduction during the last week, the number of newly reported COVID-19/Coronavirus cases continue to be high; and
WHEREAS, emergency proclamations issued by the State of Florida and the Center for Disease Control continue to be in effect and encourage local mitigation efforts through social distancing and use of face coverings to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19/Coronavirus; and
WHEREAS, Mayor Titsworth has determined that it is necessary to extend Emergency Ordinance No. 20-11 for an additional seven (7) days starting with on date of the issuance of this Executive Order.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1. Extension of State of Local Emergency – F.S. Chapter 252.28(3).
Emergency Ordinance No. 20-11 is hereby extended in accordance with the powers vested in the Mayor by Chapter 252.38(3), Florida Statutes, and Section 18.31 et seq. of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Holmes Beach. All terms and conditions of Emergency Ordinance No. 20-11 shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 2. Effective Date and Termination Date.
This Proclamation shall take effect immediately upon its adoption and shall be in effect for seven (7) days unless terminated earlier, cancelled by official action of the Mayor, or terminated by official action of the City Commission.
s/b Judy Titsworth, Mayor
Stacey Johnston, MMC,
City of Holmes Beach City Clerk
s/b Cristin Carter, Deputy City Clerk
August 25, 2020