Lampasas County officials signed a resolution on Tuesday on behalf of their municipalities to “strongly encourage” the public to wear face coverings when inside a business.

It also includes wearing a mask at commercial entities “or other locations that involve close proximity with others.”

The resolution was signed by Lampasas County Judge Randall Hoyer, Lampasas Mayor Misti Talbert, Lometa Mayor Carlos Garcia and Kempner Mayor Keith Harvey.

Hoyer told the Herald that it is important for the public to know the resolution “is not a mandate but to strongly encourage county residents to wear masks” to reduce the risk of the coronavirus.

Monique Brand - Killeen Daily Herald

mbrand@kdhnews.com | 254-501-7567

City Hall Reporter

Monique 'Mo' Brand joined the Herald in May 2019. Before that, she covered border coverage and county government in Arizona. She also worked as a reporter in Kerrville, Los Angeles, and Norfolk Virginia. The U.S. Navy veteran grew up in Killeen.

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