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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Marshall Responds to Executive Order GA-28

Texas Governor Greg Abbot displaying Executive Order GA-28Marshall Responds to New Executive Order

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 by email or call 903-702-7777. This provision does not apply to:

  • Child-care services
  • Church services
  • Recreational sports programs for youth or adults
  • Youth camps


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.

Full Copy of Order

Visit the Governor’s website for a full copy of Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-28 (PDF).

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