Emergency Regulation No. 2020-8

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, this emergency regulation amends the list of places of public accommodation that are closed to include licensed pedal cars.

Proclamation of the Mayor

I, Jacob Frey, Mayor of the City of Minneapolis, subject to the authority granted to me pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Ch. 12.29 and Minneapolis Code of Ordinances § 128.50-60 do hereby proclaim the following Emergency Regulation:

Seal of the City of Minneapolis, MN

Emergency Regulation No. 2020-8

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, it is a priority that race and equity be of paramount consideration in enacting and carrying out emergency regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic; 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;

Whereas, on March 16, I promulgated Emergency Regulation No. 2020-1 that adopted and incorporated by reference Executive Order 20-04.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Jacob Frey, Mayor of the City of Minneapolis, do hereby amend Emergency Regulation No. 2020-1 to include within the ambit of places of public accommodation subject to the order the following additional type of use: any commercial pedal car licensed or required to be licensed by the City of Minneapolis.

March 21, 2020

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