Face mask

The West Plains City Council will meet in special session at 3:30 p.m. Monday for the first reading of an ordinance to establish the requirement to wear facial masks or coverings in certain locations to prevent or limit the spread of COVID-19.

The proposed ordinance is similar to a measure struck down by a 3-2 council vote on Aug. 24.

Council members would have to pass the bill on its second reading before it can be adopted as an ordinance.

The meeting will be held at West Plains City Hall, 1910 Holiday Lane.

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guest36

In our town, businesses saw more shoppers when they felt they could go in a place where masks were enforced. Personally I won't go inside anywhere if I'm not sure people have been wearing masks, or if it is crowded and not enough spacing.. When I feel safe, I buy.

Motoxfreek7

I hope those, unenforaceble $25 & $100, fines don't bankrupt the county in law suits. I see litigation coming

guest36

If EVERYONE wore masks, we could open up completely! Our death rate (deaths per 100.000) is one of the worst in the world.

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