Marianna adopts mask ordinance

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MARIANNA, Fla. (WMBB) — The City of Marianna passed a mandatory mask ordinance at the commission meeting Tuesday.

The emergency ordinance, that was previously voted down, was passed in a 4 to 1 vote by the commission. The ordinance business owners and employees in the retail, foodservice industry and bars to wear a face-covering.

Individuals found to not comply with the ordinance will receive a written warning for the first offense, the second could be punishable by a civil citation of $50, and the third and subsequent offenses could be pushed with a citation of $150.

Businesses found in violation of the ordinance could see similar punishments with the third and subsequent violations resulting in an order to cease operation for twenty-four hours.

The mask ordinance will be in effect until December 31.

To read the proposed ordinance click here.

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