Marshall Responds to Gov. Abbott’s GA-28

Marshall Responds to New Executive Order


[Marshall, Texas] In response to Governor Abbott’s Executive Order, the City of Marshall will follow the provisions of GA-28 issued on June 26, 2020.


Based on this new order, the City of Marshall will review and approve all outdoor gatherings of more than 100 people within the city limits with certain exceptions beginning on June 26, 2020. Citizens and community organizations must submit a written plan of the proposed event, provide a strategy for social distancing, and submit a City of Marshall Special Event Form to Rachel Chapman, Marshall Main Street Manager. Contact Mrs. Chapman at or (903) 702-7777. This provision does not apply to church services, child-care services, youth camps, and recreational sports programs for youth or adults.


Effective June 26, 2020, Bars and similar establishments that receive more than 51% of gross receipts from alcohol sales must close at noon. These businesses may stay open for delivery and takeout only.


On June 29, 2020, restaurants will be able to stay open for dine-in to a 50% capacity. Restaurants are encouraged to utilize takeout, delivery, and curbside services. Restaurants will not count staff in determining operating levels.


Failure to comply with Governor Abbott's Executive Order during the COVID-19 disaster is an offense punishable under Section 418.173 by a fine not to exceed $1,000.


For a full copy of Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-28, please visit                                                                 ####

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