Proclamation of the Mayor
Emergency Regulation No. 2020-1
Whereas, on March 16, 2020, I declared a local public health emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic in the City of Minneapolis and assumed executive responsibilities attendant thereto; and
Whereas, pursuant to the authority granted to me pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Ch. 12.29, and Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Sections 128.50 and 128.60, I am authorized to promulgate emergency regulations to protect the public health, safety, and welfare during this declared emergency; and
Whereas, on March 16, the Governor of the State of Minnesota issued Emergency Executive Order 20-04 providing for the temporary closure of bars, restaurants, and other places of public accommodation; and
Whereas, City of Minneapolis law enforcement and local public health authorities are charged with monitoring and enforcing Executive Order 20-04 as long as it remains in effect;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Jacob Frey, Mayor of the City of Minneapolis, do hereby adopt and incorporate by reference the express terms and conditions of the State of Minnesota’s Executive Order 20-04 as a corresponding City of Minneapolis emergency regulation.
Furthermore, this regulation commences at 12 noon, on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, with education, communication, and direct outreach by local law enforcement and local public health authorities to affected establishments within the City of Minneapolis, preceding enforcement as directed by Executive Order 20-04 to commence at 5 p.m.
Last updated Mar 16, 2020