County Commission supports health directive, fines for violations

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 21, 2020 10:55 PM CT | Published: December 21, 2020 10:50 PM CT
<strong>The Shelby County Commission (shown in May at a budget retreat at Shelby Farms) voted Monday, Dec. 21, to support the health department&rsquo;s newest directive announced earlier Monday.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The Shelby County Commission (shown in May at a budget retreat at Shelby Farms) voted Monday, Dec. 21, to support the health department’s newest directive announced earlier Monday. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Shelby County commissioners voted Monday, Dec. 21, to support a health department directive announced earlier in the day and, in a separate vote, to give the health department the authority to cite and fine business owners for violating the directive.

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Shelby County Commission Shelby County Health Department Tami Sawyer Mick Wright pandemic citations
Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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