Assembly unanimously approves emergency mask mandate
November 11, 2021
The Borough Assembly approved an emergency ordinance Friday which requires that masks must be worn inside all public indoor spaces.
Petersburg saw a dramatic increase in cases in the week leading up to the meeting. The Petersburg Medical Center reported 15 new cases November 1, one of the highest recorded in a single day, and Friday saw the total number of active cases stand at 63.
Vice Mayor Jeigh Stanton Gregor called for the special assembly meeting to consider the emergency ordinance and all members of the assembly attended except Mayor Mark Jensen who was excused.
Ordinance #2021-19 ma...