News Flash Home
The original item was published from 9/9/2020 3:05:07 PM to 2/1/2021 12:00:04 AM.

News Flash

News

Posted on: September 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Beaufort extends mask ordinance through Nov. 1

Face Covering Required with Thank You

BEAUFORT, S.C. (Sept. 9, 2020) – Beaufort City Council approved an extension of the City’s mask ordinance through Nov. 1 at council’s Sept. 8 meeting. The ordinance was set to expire on Sept. 15. Beaufort joins the Town of Bluffton, the Town of Hilton Head, and Beaufort County, all of which recently extended their mask ordinances.

During the meeting, Council members agreed that wearing masks has helped to curtail Covid-19 throughout Beaufort County and in the City, and cited a study from the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control showing that jurisdictions with mask ordinances showed a greater decrease in cases compared to those without.

In measures to continue to help its merchants during the pandemic, City Council agreed to:

  • Extend temporary outdoor leased spaces for restaurants in downtown Beaufort through Nov. 1.
  • Extend free parking at the Marina parking lot on Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 1.
  • Extend a waiver allowing 9 a.m. horse carriage tours through Nov. 1.

City Council also supports a downtown First Friday event on Nov. 6, but declined to close streets on that night. Members determined that there was no way to ensure the number attending would be limited to 250 people, as required under an executive order from Gov. Henry McManus.

######

Find us:

facebook.com/CityBeaufortSC
twitter.com/CityBeaufortSC
instagram.com/citybeaufortsc
cityofbeaufort.org


Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in News

RFP for retreat facilitation services

Posted on: January 17, 2023

City receives clean audit report

Posted on: January 17, 2023

What's ahead for January

Posted on: December 21, 2022
Happy Holidays photo

City to close offices for holidays

Posted on: December 19, 2022

City offices to close on Veterans Day

Posted on: November 1, 2022

Pigeon Point boat ramp closed

Posted on: October 1, 2022
IMG_2957

Landing Pad ribbon-cutting set for Oct. 5

Posted on: September 27, 2022

Beaufort Shrimp Festival set for Oct. 7-8

Posted on: September 15, 2022

City offices to close for Labor Day

Posted on: August 30, 2022

City offices closed on July 4

Posted on: June 29, 2022

Council appoints new board members

Posted on: June 27, 2022

Public meetings week of June 13

Posted on: June 10, 2022

A Taste of Beaufort set for May 6-7

Posted on: April 25, 2022

City offices to close on Presidents Day

Posted on: February 17, 2022

City offices to close for MLK holiday

Posted on: January 12, 2022