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.