Clark County Commission won’t impose additional restrictions to Gov. Sisolak’s Phase 1 plan for reopening businesses

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Clark County Commissioners held an emergency meeting and voted 7-0 in favor of not adding any additional restrictions to Governor Steve Sisolak’s Phase 1 reopening plan.

When Sisolak announced his reopening plan Thursday, he siad it was up to local governments if they wanted to add more specific restrictions for businesses and the public.

County commissioners praised the governor during the meeting. Commissioner Larry Brown said Sisolak did a great job and “put policy before politics” and was not swayed by extreme groups.

Commissioner James Gibson said he was grateful for the way the community responded.

“We’ve learned how important protecting one another is,” he said. “Now it’s time for us to do everything we can to bring our economies back.”

Commission Chairman Marilyn Kirkpatrick said people should continue to wear face coverings adding it doesn’t have to be a mask, but should cover the nose and mouth. She said it will depend on the public how things go forward regarding restrictions and encourages people to remember the new #StaySafeToStayOpen.

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