Mayor Winnecke Extends Executive Order on Gathering Sizes in Evansville

On Monday, Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke extended his Executive Order on gathering sizes in the River City.

Posted: Oct 26, 2020 2:03 PM
Updated: Oct 26, 2020 2:04 PM

On Monday, Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke said that he had extended his new Executive Order on gathering size limitations in the River City for an additional seven days.

Mayor Winnecke's Executive Order originally went into effect on Oct. 19. It was set to last for a seven-day period before its expiration, though Winneke indicated the probability of its extension, saying it would "likely" be extended. 

Link: Mayor Winnecke On New Executive Order & Plans Moving Forward

The Executive Order issued by Mayor Winnecke requires gatherings where attendance is expected to exceed 125 to be approved by the Vanderburgh County Health Department, which has the authority to approve, deny, or make changes to plans submitted by event organizers.

Link: Everything to Know About Mayor Winnecke's New COVID-19 Order

If an event/gathering doesn't have an approved plan by the Vanderburgh County Health Department, local law enforcement will ask the attendees to leave. Refusal can lead to further action by law enforcement per city code.

The Executive Order will now be in effect until midnight on Nov. 2, 2020, unless extended again.



Stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus information and more by downloading the 44News mobile app on the Google Play Store or in the Apple App Store

Evansville
Mostly Cloudy
72° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 72°
Owensboro
Cloudy
73° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 73°
Princeton
Partly Cloudy
74° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 74°
Madisonville
Cloudy
74° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 74°
Jasper
Mostly Cloudy
° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: °
Early-morning fog will be possible by daybreak tomorrow. Clouds will increase from the south through midday. Scattered showers and storms will develop by the evening and increase in coverage after sunset. Expect highs to approach the low-80s.
WEVV 4K Doppler Radar
WEVV 7-Day Forecast
WEVV Watches & Warnings

Community Events