Batesville City Council Votes 8-0 to unanimously pass a mask-wearing resolution

On Tuesday evening, the Batesville City Council discussed an issue of wearing masks or face coverings amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

After the discussion about face masks and the reading of the proposed mask-wearing resolution, the vote was unanimously passed 8-0 in favor of the resolution.

It is important to note the difference between a Resolution and a municipal Ordinance.

An Ordinance is a rule, law or statute adopted by a municipal legislative body.

A Resolution is a formal expression of the opinion or will of an official municipal body adopted by a vote