According to the new proclamation issued on Tuesday, March 31, failure to maintain social distancing “by any person and business shall be a fine of $500 for each violation.”
Effective midnight April 1, those within Richmond Hill city limits will face fines up to $500 per incident if they violate the city's Social Distancing Order.
Riding on the heels of the Emergency Declaration issued March 23, the Richmond Hill City Council voted to tighten some restrictions while clarifying others, in an effort to reduce potential exposure and spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Richmond Hill City Council on Tuesday night approved tougher measures an effort to fight COVID-19.
The City of Richmond Hill on Monday officially declared a Public Health State of Emergency within the city limits due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
In light of the social distancing and other CDC-recommended safety measures, residents and the general public are asked to not come to City Hall, but rather, view the meeting via live streaming on the city’s Facebook page.
Richmond Hill released a voluntary directive via the city’s Facebook page at 10 p.m.
The Richmond Hill City Council met in regular session Tuesday night to discuss variance requests and a speed bump policy for local individual homeowners and homeowners associations.
Richmond Hill City Council members received an earful from two concerned citizens at its regular meeting on Tuesday night, Feb. 4.
Richmond Hill was awarded a $3 million Georgia Fund loan by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) board of directors, it was announced Monday in a press release from the GEFA.