Decatur City Council Adopts Emergency Order To Help Stem Spread Of COVID

Decatur City Council Adopts Emergency Order To Help Stem Spread Of COVID

August 3, 3030 – The Decatur city council voted to officially adopt ordinances related to a recent COVID Emergency order.

Mayor Julie Moore Wolfe issued the emergency order in late July that would give the power to revoke the liquor licenses of bars and restaurants not following health guidelines.

The council voted 4-2 to adopt the guidelines and make it a city ordinance. The rules include no more than 10 people at a table, face-coverings over the nose and mouth by employees and customers except when eating or drinking at their table, 6 feet spacing between seating and tables and capacity maximums set by the IDPH under Phase 4 of Restore Illinois.