No action was taken tonight on imposing city citations and fines for violations of the county health order. The city will continue current enforcement efforts, working with the county.
The City Council voted to consider at a future meeting a comprehensive approach to compliance with the health order, including incentives, excluding businesses that don’t comply with the health order from city COVID-19 assistance programs, and collaboration with other cities and the county. A date has not yet been set for this meeting.
UPDATE: Monday, 1/4/20
The City of Carlsbad has scheduled a special meeting of the City Council to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 3 pm. The purpose of the meeting is generally for a full council to reconsider the staff reports and recommendations regarding enforcement options for the county health order discussed in prior staff reports dated Sept. 22, 2020, and July 28, 2020. Those reports can be found at the following links.
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