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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Mayor issues new order to protect community’s health

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Mayor Scott Cain has signed Order No. 3, updating past regulations with additional rules, to protect the health and safety of the Cleburne community. The order goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on March 24, 2020.

  • Continues 10-person limit on social gatherings. This declaration does not prohibit gatherings of people in multiple, separate enclosed spaces (including separate cubicles) in a single building such as different floors of a multi-level office, residential building, or hotel, so long as 10 people are not present in any single space at the same time.
  • Continues ordering people to avoid eating or drinking at bars, restaurants, and food courts. The use of drive-thru, pickup, or delivery options is allowed and highly encouraged. People are also ordered to avoid visiting gyms or massage parlors.
  • Expands closure of certain businesses, which now includes: all commercial amusement and entertainment venues, theaters, gyms, group or individual garage sale events, door-to-door solicitation, fitness classes, yoga and personal training facilities; similar facilities and classes, tattoo and piercing parlors and tanning salons, public auctions (other than livestock), residential meeting spaces, event centers, hotel meeting spaces and ballrooms, outdoor plazas and markets, barber shops, hair salons, nail salons, spas, massage parlors, estheticians and related personal care businesses, indoor malls, bars, lounges, taverns, and private clubs; all of which businesses are closed and no occupancy is permitted. 
  • Continues the closure of city park playgrounds and restrooms and the water utility lobby.
  • Prohibits all events, public or private, with anticipated cumulative attendance of 50 or more people for the entire event, inside or outside.

These regulations remain in effect until March 29, 2020 unless continued or renewed by the City Council, or modified by further Order.

Read Order No. 3 

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