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Mayor Rob McFarland issued today, March 23, 2020 Executive Order No. 20-02, which exercises his emergency powers to close certain active recreational areas in all parks and open spaces within the city limits of the City of North Bend.
This is a result of the continued worldwide spread of COVID-19, its significant progression in Washington State and the high risk it poses to our most vulnerable populations.
“Due to the continued heavy use in parks with too much disregard for safe practices recommendations, it is necessary to close playgrounds, skate parks, sports courts, ballfields and picnic shelters in order to achieve better adherence to the public health recommendations of practicing social distancing,” Mayor McFarland said in his proclamation.
According to the Executive Order No. 20-02, the following measures are effective immediately:
20-02 Mayor Executive Order Regarding Playgrounds