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City Council requires masks in the City of Lincolnton to slow the spread of Covid-19.
Lincolnton, NC -
At its meeting on Thursday, June 25, the City of Lincolnton City Council voted to approve a Proclamation in support and affirmation of “Executive Order 147, Extension of Phase 2 Order and New Measures to Save Lives in the Covid-19 Pandemic” issued by NC Governor Roy Cooper on June 24, 2020.
The Proclamation reads in part, “it is my desire to curtail the spread of COVID-19 within the City of Lincolnton by requiring the use of face coverings by persons within the City of Lincolnton, subject to the terms of this proclamation.”
The Proclamation continues, “pursuant to the authority vested in me as the Mayor of the City of Lincolnton, under Chapter 166A of the North Carolina General Statutes, I, Ed Hatley, Mayor of the City of Lincolnton, North Carolina, hereby proclaim and declare the following:
The City shall comply with Executive Order 147 Phase 2 Extension, including Section 3.5 Face Coverings. In addition, city government departments must have their on-site workers wear Face Coverings when they are or may be within six (6) feet of another person. Public-facing operations of city government agencies under the jurisdiction of the undersigned must also follow the requirements for Retail Businesses established in this Executive Order.”
The intent of this declaration is to mandate compliance with the requirements established by EO 147 by businesses and persons within the City of Lincolnton.
The full text of the City of Lincolnton Proclamation is available at this LINK.