Sign outside of a Collier County business asking customers to please wear a mask inside. (WINK News)

Collier County to hold special meeting on extending mask mandate

The Collier County Board of County Commissioners has scheduled a special meeting to consider extending its mask mandate.

The meeting will take place at 3 p.m. Thursday, in the Board of County Commissioners chambers on the third floor of the Collier County Government Center at 3299 Tamiami Trail E. in Naples. It will be broadcast live on Collier Television channel 97/98 and livestreamed on the county website and on Facebook.

The board’s agenda will include, but is not limited to, a recommendation to consider whether to extend Executive Order 2020-06, Emergency Executive Order of the BCC of Collier County, Florida, mandating that individuals wear a face covering in certain circumstances. The order was approved Sept. 3 and will expire at midnight on Thursday unless extended.

The agenda will be available on the county government website.

This meeting is open to the public. Those who would like to participate in the meeting in person must complete and submit a speaker form prior to the beginning of the discussion about the item. (The CDC and the Department of Health recommend social distancing and avoiding public gatherings when possible.) Others who would like to participate remotely must complete and submit the online speaker registration form prior to the beginning of the discussion about the item.

Anyone who registers will receive an email in advance of the meeting detailing how they can participate. All registered public speakers will be limited to three minutes unless changed by the chairman.

For more information, call (239) 252-8999.

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