Effectively immediately, the order prohibits issuing notices to vacate and removing a tenant's property by a property owner.
Cole told Adler he has mainly been cautious, wearing a mask and taking vitamins. Still, he admits he has let his guard down.
Abbott says in the letter that the city's consideration of additional enforcement to ensure compliance is an "important step toward reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)."
Mayor Adler joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the latest COVID19 numbers just before the July 4th holiday weekend.
The meeting comes as the number of cases and hospitalizations in the state and in Austin-Travis County continue to rise.
Mayor Steve Adler joins Rebecca Thomas on FOX 7 Austin to talk about Gov. Greg Abbott's decision to scale back reopening plans in Texas due to high COVID-19 numbers.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss Gov. Greg Abbott's latest decision to pause the reopening of Texas as COVID-19 cases continue to spike in the state.
Mayor Steve Adler has issued a new order that goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. on June 22 and lasts until August 15.
The order says that the plan must require at a minimum for all employees and visitors to wear face coverings while in the business, except in certain circumstances.
The letter says when it comes to face coverings “A one-size-fits-all approach is not the best option. And we should trust local officials to make informed choices about health policy.”
The key indicator was an increase in the seven-day average in hospital admissions.
Several incidents during last weekend's protests have led to an investigation and a discussion over the use of force by Austin police officers.
APA's president Ken Casaday has invited Austin Mayor Steve Adler, Council Members, City of Austin Public Safety Commissioners, and Director of Office of Police Oversight to join him and other officers.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler discusses the recent protests and violence over the weekend and Austin's continued response to COVID-19.
The order extension continues most all the provisions from the prior city order, including the mandates to stay at home except as specifically allowed, avoid gatherings, observe social distancing, and wear face coverings.
Local leaders are stressing the importance of keeping new COVID-19 hospitalizations to under 20 admissions a day.
Dr. Escott says for the next year we are going to have to be very careful when we are outside our homes, and that message has not changed.
Mayor Steve Adler says it might be too soon to be opening bars back up, but says the best thing to do is keep an eye on the COVID-19 case numbers.
The resolution also directs staff to consider strategies such as adjusting fees and permitting requirements for music venues and considering using the Live Music Fund for payroll assistance.
Officials plan to hold a 10 a.m. news conference to provide more information about the color-coded chart.