by Melody Pettit
The Branson Board of Aldermen voted to extend Chapter 58 of the Branson Municipal Code as it related to the use face coverings in public spaces at the regular Board of Aldermen meeting held Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at Branson City Hall, to slow the spread of COVID-19 within the City of Branson.
In a double read, the vote was in favor of the ordinance extending the face covering ordinance (5-1) on the first read and (5-1) on the second read with Alderman Larry Milton voting no on both reads. All Aldermen were present.
The passing of this ordinance means Branson’s face covering ordinance will continue until October 14, 2020, at 11:59 p.m.
The extension ordinance that was passed on September 8, 2020, the original face covering ordinance and a helpful face covering FAQ can be found under “Local Response” on the City’s “Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources and News” section of our website at https://www.bransonmo.gov/805/Coronavirus-Information.