Deadwood City Commission Acts to Temporarily Close Certain Businesses
The Deadwood City Commission held an emergency meeting on March 25 to pass an emergency plan that closed certain businesses in town, effective that same evening at 5 p.m. The ordinance was finalized at a second meeting on March 30. The full ordinance (No. 1310) can be downloaded by clicking HERE. The purpose of these measures is to reduce the community spread of COVID-19. The mandate to close temporarily in this order does not apply to the following businesses: Places of public accommodation that offer food and beverages for off-site consumption, including grocery stores, markets, retail stores that offer food, convenience stores and gas stations, hardware stores, pharmacies, drug stores, and food pantries; restaurants are able to provide take-out, delivery, curbside, and drive-thru service. Health care facilities, residential care facilities, congregate care facilities, and correctional facilities along with crisis shelters, homeless shelters or other similar institutions are allowed to remain open, as are any emergency facilities necessary for the response to the current public health emergency or any other community emergency or disaster. Any questions are to be directed to Deadwood City Hall at (605) 578-2600.
To see the videos from previous meetings, click here: March 25 & March 30.
PUBLIC STATEMENTS & PRESS RELEASES (CLICK TO READ)
City of Deadwood Attorney – April 1, 2020 – Two employees from a private business test positive for COVID-19.
Saloon 10 – March 31, 2020 – Statement from the owner.