Davenport Mayor Signs Executive Order Requiring Masks In City Facilities
In hopes to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Davenport, Mayor Mike Matson signed an executive order on Monday requiring masks to be worn in City facilities by staff and the public. The executive order also limits in person attendance by the general public within City facilities.
Davenport Mayor Mike Matson announced on Monday,
"Effective today (Monday, October 19, 2020), the City will be returning to previously utilized operating procedures, including hybrid council and board/commission meetings, having staff participate in those meetings virtually, limiting audience attendance and instituting limited access to City facilities. As leaders in the community, we take the increase in Scott County COVID-19 cases seriously, and are leading by example in our City facilities.”
This executive order is in response to rising levels of COVID-19 cases in Scott County. The following requirements are included in Mayor Matson's executive order:
- Masks are required to be worn in City facilities by the public
- Masks are required to be worn in City facilities by staff
- Any event described above that exceeds Federal, State, or Local government health guidelines related to COVID-19 outbreak shall not be held, or limited to the most restrictive guideline
- In person attendance by the general public at any City of Davenport public meeting within its facilities shall be limited to 10 person
This new executive order will remain in effect until November 30, 2020 at 12 a.m..
Click here to view the full executive order. You can see Mayor Mike Matson's announcement below.