MAYOR AND COUNCIL APPROVE LOCAL EMERGENCY ORDER
State of Emergency Town of Braselton
The Braselton Mayor and Council has adopted an ordinance issuing a state of emergency in Braselton, Georgia in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The declaration allows the Town to prioritize resources, coordinate an effective response, and other steps necessary in response to this emergency. The declaration is effective as of noon on March 26, 2020.
The declaration of emergency orders the closure of restaurant dining rooms and prohibits dine-in service at these establishments. Establishments may continue to sell food via delivery service, takeout, and drive throughs. Outdoor patio service is only allowed if patrons strictly adhere to maintaining a distance of six (6) feet between any individuals
The declaration of emergency orders the closure of all gyms, fitness centers/studios, movie theaters, live performance venues, bowling alleys, arcades and entertainment centers, hair salons and nail salons and other similar establishments within with the corporate limits of Braselton.
The order also allows restaurants to sell unopened beer and wine curbside and takeout in compliance with sales under the alcohol license.
The order also states that all employers and businesses which remain open for use by the public must take the necessary steps to restrict in person contact and maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals while in the establishments. The order also incorporates Governor Kemp’s Executive Orders issued on March 23, 2020.Read More
Water line repairs are complete near Legends Clubhouse as of 1:30 pm
Braselton sets municipal qualifying information
The Braselton Town Council set $180 as the qualifying fee for this year’s November council elections. Council members from Districts 1 and 3 will be elected.
Municipal governments are required to set the qualifying fees and establish the dates for qualifying in any election year. Town Manager Jennifer Scott, who was also reappointed as the town’s election qualifying officer, set the qualifying dates of August 19, 20 and 21.
Council district 1 is currently represented by Becky Richardson, and Council district 3 is represented by Tony Funari.