We spoke with Councilmember Evan Glass who told us that the executive order will be introduced and voted on in tomorrow’s county council meeting (Tuesday, 2/9).
Some updates have been made, including the order going into effect on Sunday morning rather than Tuesday evening (if approved).
The previously mentioned 60 minute dining limit has also been extended to 90 minutes.
MoCo Executive Marc Elrich Sends Executive Order that Would Reopen Indoor Dining at 25% Capacity
In a tweet sent out this evening, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced that he sent an executive order to the Montgomery County Council that would reopen indoor dining at 25% capacity.
“With #COVID19 case numbers trending downward, I sent an Executive Order to the @MoCoCouncilMD that would reopen indoor dining at 25% capacity. However, we must continue to #MaskUpMoCo and maintain physical distance. Please stay vigilant!”
WTOP’s Kate Ryan tweeted the following in regards to indoor dining, from today’s Montgomery County Council meeting.
County Councilmember, Will Jawando:
“I feel like I’m in the Twilight Zone here” says @willjawando who asks, “you’re talking about sending over an EO” to ease restrictions on indoor dining? “I’m not supporting it” he says of any ease on current restrictions.
Director of Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Dr. Earl Stoddard:
“From a public health perspective, it’s not a safe activity” re: indoor dining. But says there has to be a balance with economic pressures. But bottom line, he repeats, not safe.
The executive order would have to be approved by the county council before going into effect.
Marc Elrich, Dr. Travis Gayles, and Dr. Earl Stoddard will meet with reporters virtually tomorrow to provide Covid-19 updates.
Dr. Cara D. Grant, MCPS supervisor of Pre-K-12 health and physical education, and Dr. Troy E. Boddy, retired director in the Equity Initiatives Unit, have collaborated on a NEW book…
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a multi-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 5pm on Wednesday on southbound I-270 prior to exit 9 (Sam Eig Hwy).
Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown announced today that the Consumer Protection Division’s Opioids Enforcement Unit has finalized settlements with Teva, Allergan, Walmart, and Walgreens for their role in contributing…
The Montgomery County Commission for Women and Montgomery Women will host a free virtual fair for middle and high school female students from 7-8:30pm on Thursday, March 21.
AC Milan Academy is hosting a soccer camp at Maryland Soccerplex from March 1st through March 3rd for girls and boys aged 5 to 16 from any club who want to develop their soccer skills and learn the unique methodology of AC Milan directly from AC Milan coaches.
March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 2nd (Saturday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 3rd (Sunday) 10:30am -12pm and 3:30pm-5pm
Location:18031 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20841
Price: $349 + AC Milan Junior Camp Kit