The Rapid City Council voted 8-1 Monday night (April 6) to extend the provisions of the City's emergency ordinance to address a public health crisis by implementing certain measures deemed necessary to slow the community spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Council's actions extend the closures and restrictions laid out in the ordinance until April 22.
The Rapid City Council had voted 7-2 March 27 in special session to approve second reading of the emergency ordinance
Below is the City ordinance:
Also at Monday night's session, the Council approved second reading of an ordinance that allows the City to adopt additional restrictions or changes to COVID-19 ordinance by resolution. Tis would result in any additional restrictions or changes taking effect immediately without waiting five days for a second reading of the ordinance. This measure passed 6-3.