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Curfew 9 pm to 4 am Effective May 31, 2020

Sunday, May 31, 2020

EXECUTIVE ORDER EFFECTIVE MAY 31, 2020

Pursuant to the requisite provisions of the Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) and the provisions of City Ordinances 34.15 and 34.16 regarding State of Emergency Curfews, there is hereby instituted within the boundaries of the City of Newport, a nightly curfew for all persons, commencing Sunday May 31, 2020 and effective daily between the hours of 9:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. the following day. 

The curfew applies to all persons with the following exceptions: 

(i) public safety personnel

(ii) persons working for federal, state or local government or law enforcement

(iii) persons employed by a hospital, urgent care facility, medical clinic or laboratory; physician’s office or ambulance service and who are traveling to and from such facility or place of employment; 

(iv) persons suffering from a health of emergency situation and traveling to a hospital, urgent care facility, medical clinic or physician’s office

(v) persons going to and from work at a declared essential business; and, 

(vi) persons traveling through the City on Interstate I-471 and who do not stop in the City. 

 

The provisions hereof shall remain in full force and effect until such time it is terminated by the issuance of a subsequent Executive Order and no longer required  for the protection of the public health, safety and welfare.

 

The Newport Police Department is hereby empowered to enforce this Executive Order and any violators hereof shall be subject to arrest and penalty as provided for by KRS or appropriate City Ordinance.

 

As a further result hereof, any of the provisions of City Ordinance 130.25 regarding Curfews in conflict herewith shall be superceded and temporarily replace hereby.

 

Issued and effective this 31st day of May, 2020.

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