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File #: 21-288    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Action Items
File created: 4/28/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/5/2021 Final action:
Title: Emergency Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 21-E(1), An Emergency Ordinance to Prevent the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and the Disease it Causes, Commonly Referred to as COVID-19
Attachments: 1. Att.A - Proposed Ordinance
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AGENDA DATE: 5/5/2021

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Emergency Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 21-E(1), An Emergency Ordinance to Prevent the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and the Disease it Causes, Commonly Referred to as COVID-19
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SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Consideration of an Emergency Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 21-E(1), An Emergency Ordinance to Prevent the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and the Disease it Causes, Commonly Referred to as COVID-19

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Kamptner

PRESENTER (S): Greg Kamptner

LEGAL REVIEW: Yes

REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND: In response to concerns that the number of COVID-19 cases was rising and thousands of students would soon be coming to the community for the University of Virginia's fall semester, the Board of Supervisors adopted Ordinance No. 20-E(5), An Emergency Ordinance to Prevent the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and the Disease it Causes, Commonly Referred to as COVID-19 (the "Ordinance") on July 27, 2020. The Ordinance was part of a cooperative effort by the County, the City of Charlottesville, which adopted a similar ordinance, and the University of Virginia, to control the spread of COVID-19. The Ordinance established regulations pertaining to: (1) the maximum indoor occupancy allowed at restaurants, farm wineries, limited breweries, and limited distilleries; (2) the maximum size of public and private gatherings; and (3) the requirement for persons to wear face coverings in public places. When it was first adopted, the Ordinance was more restrictive than the Governor's Executive Orders in effect at the time.

Since its original adoption on July 27, the Ordinance has been amended several times as new information became available and the Governor adopted or amended Executive Orders. The Ordinance was most recently amended by the Board on April 7, 2021 in Ordinance No. 21-E(1), an emergency ordinance which...

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