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