The committee for the mass gathering ordinance met three times in November. The first meeting was held November 16, 2020 at 7 pm at the Newberg Township Hall. The committee completely reviewed and made final updates to the application for permit to conduct an outdoor mass gathering.
The second meeting was held November 23, 2020 at 7 pm via Zoom. Attending this meeting as our special guest was George Friday. George has been employed with the Health Dept for 10 years. Applicable information was obtained.
The third meeting was held November 30, 2020 at 7 pm via Zoom. The committee completely reviewed and made final updates required to the mass gathering ordinance. At this time the ordinance is concluded.
The committee will have copies made and will be given to each township board member to review.
Per committee chairman, Jim Rifenberg, and Newberg Township Supervisor, Bill Norton, the mass gathering ordinance will be on the agenda at the January 11, 2021 general board meeting. By waiting until the January board meeting all board members will have sufficient time to review the new ordinance.