AD: Ordinance Regarding COVID-19
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF INDIANA, INDIANA COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, ON MATTERS OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, PROVIDING FOR CIVIL PENALTIES AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERANCE AND REPEAL.
Solicitor’s Summary. This ordinance generally follows the Governor’s and Secretary of the Department of Health’s orders limiting gatherings and requiring facial coverings. In addition, there are regulations for persons standing in lines at Borough businesses. Further, this Ordinance promotes the dissemination of information regarding the pandemic and ways in which Borough residents and visitors can stay safe, but also provides for civil fines to be issued by law enforcement and code enforcement personnel, or other employees hired by the Borough to perform education and enforcement activities under the ordinance. The ordinance sunsets on December 31, 2020 unless terminated earlier or extended by the Council.
The Borough Council will consider adoption of this Ordinance at a meeting to be held by remote teleconference on Tuesday, September 8 at 7:00 p.m. The entire ordinance can be reviewed at the Borough Offices by appointment during regular business hours. Call 724-465-6691 to receive a copy or consult the website at www.indianaboro.com.
Those wishing to comment on the Ordinance may attend the virtual meeting, or may do so prior to the meeting in writing by submitting comments via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or regular mail at 80 N. 8th St. Indiana, PA 15701.
Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation to attend or participate in the public meeting should contact the Borough Manager at least 5 business days before the meeting.