Brookings approves face mask mandate (Audio)
September 9, 2020
BROOKINGS. S.D.—The Brookings City Council has approved a face mask mandate in the midst of this ongoing pandemic.
The ordinance was approved Tuesday night on a 5-2 vote.
It requires face masks to be worn in indoor public and business spaces where six-foot social distancing is not possible.
Speaking in favor of the mandate was Mary Ann Krogh—the Dean of SDSU’s College of Nursing…
Violating the mask ordinance could resulte in a fine of up to $200.
The meeting was moved to the Swiftel Center, which has more seating and room to spread out.