Our View: County should lead with face mask resolution

Sweetwater County commissioners missed an opportunity to take a lead on an issue tied to the coronavirus pandemic and should reverse course.

Last week, the commissioners debated a resolution requiring residents to wear a mask when entering a county building and also making masks mandatory for county employees unless they’re in their private offices.

Some of the concerns presented were legitimate, such as the enforceability of the resolution. However, other concerns weren’t as solid.

“We’ve seen some incidents where face masks are required or event just recommended and there’s altercations and...

 

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