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September 10, 2020 3:00 PM

Ordinance 20-029 passed extending same measures enacted in Ordinance 20-010

On December 15, Ordinance 20-029 was passed and will go into effect upon publication.

Emergency Ordinance 20-029 (previously Ordinances 20-007 & 20-010 & 20-028) which outlines continued safety measures and requirements to prevent the spread of COVID-19 continues to be in effect. On December 15, it was extended for a period of sixty (60) days. This ordinance outlines efforts that provide requirements for the reopening of businesses with reduced occupancy capacities and COVID-19 mitigation strategies in place. Ordinance 20-029 includes the same language and is a continuance of Ordinances 20-007 and 20-010 and 20-028. Since adoption amendments have included an addition of a requirement for all bar and restaurant staff and employees to wear masks. Other additions include community-wide mask mandates.

View Ordinance 20-010 (revised):

The City's COVID-19 webpage ( includes Quick Guide and Frequently Asked Questions documents which provide an overview of the reopening plan and process. There is also a capacity calculating spreadsheet for businesses to determine their reduced occupancy capacities.

View current local, regional and national COVID-19 data:

Updated information and notice of additional action will be provided through press releases, social media, City website, City alert system, and Engage Brookings mobile app.

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