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File #: 21-148    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/12/2021 In control: Broken Arrow City Council
On agenda: 1/19/2021 Final action:
Title: Consideration, discussion and possible approval of Ordinance No. 3672, an ordinance of the City of Broken Arrow amending chapter 16 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, "offenses-miscellaneous," by adding a new section 16-33 entitled "face covering and social distancing during the covid-19 pandemic civil emergency"; providing definitions; mandating the use of face coverings with certain exceptions; providing an expiration date; providing for severability; repealing conflicting ordinances; and declaring an emergency
Sponsors: Broken Arrow City Council
Attachments: 1. Ordinance No. 3672 1-19-21 Mask Mandate-CM Changes.pdf
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Broken Arrow City Council
Meeting of: 1-19-2021

Title:
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Consideration, discussion and possible approval of Ordinance No. 3672, an ordinance of the City of Broken Arrow amending chapter 16 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, "offenses-miscellaneous," by adding a new section 16-33 entitled "face covering and social distancing during the covid-19 pandemic civil emergency"; providing definitions; mandating the use of face coverings with certain exceptions; providing an expiration date; providing for severability; repealing conflicting ordinances; and declaring an emergency
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Background:

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, Councilmember Parks directed staff to prepare Ordinance No. 3672 for consideration by City Council. Ordinance No. 3672 mandates the wearing of a face covering while in public in the City of Broken Arrow and provides as follows:
Except as otherwise provided herein, persons located within Public Service Areas, Places of Public Accommodation or an Educational Institution are required to wear Face Coverings at all times when present therein. "Face Covering" means a covering that fully covers a person's nose and mouth.
"Place of Public Accommodation" means all places offering items, goods or services for purchase or rent, including without limitation retail businesses, personal services and spas, entertainment venues, food service facilities, restaurants and bars, hotels, motels and travel related services, professional offices and services, banks and financial services, repair facilities, and motor vehicle dealerships.
"Public Service Area" means areas of a Place of Public Accommodation or an Educational Institution wherein employees interact with the public in the normal course of business.
"Educational Institution" means any building or facility used for academic or athletic purposes on public school campuses, and any private school or preschool. This term excludes the playing surface of any athletic facility du...

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