City of Sanibel Mayor extends COVID-19 state of emergency

Posted at 8:46 AM, Sep 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-30 08:46:16-04

SANIBEL, Fla. — In response to COVID-19, the State of Emergency has been extended by Mayor Kevin Ruane until October 6, for the City of Sanibel.

Per State Statute, the maximum duration for a Mayoral Declaration of Emergency is seven days and must be updated weekly as long as the emergency conditions are present.

Temporary emergency-related prohibitions and restrictions related to parking and the possession and use of alcohol on city owned beaches are nullified.

The City of Sanibel face-covering mandate is amended to remove "Violations shall be subject to fines of $50 per violation" for consistency with the Governor's Order 20-244.

To review the proclamation click here.

For the governor's executive order click here.

Sanibel's total accumulative COVID-19 cases since March 26th is 50.