Madison County Mayor’s Executive Orders

March 23, 2020

Executive Orders from Madison County Mayor Jimmy Harris are outlined as Points from Governor Lee's Executive Order 17 (March 22, 2020)

  • Shall not participate in social gatherings of more than 10 people.
  • Shall not eat or drink onsite at restaurants, bars, or similar food or drink establishments.
  • Shall not visit gyms or fitness/exercise centers.
  • Restaurants, bars, including nightclubs, shall not be open to persons, except only to offer drive-through, pickup, carry-out, or delivery options to support such businesses during this emergency.
  • Gyms or fitness/exercise centers shall not be open.
  • Shall not visit nursing homes, retirement homes, or long-term care or assisted-living facilities.

  • This order does not prohibit persons from visiting grocery stores, gas stations, parks, and banks, among other places, so long as they observe precautions advised by the President and the CDC.

  • Employees should work from home where feasible.

  • Restaurants are allowed to sell for take-out or delivery alcoholic beverages or beer, so long as the following conditions are met:

    • - Must be accompanied by food
      - Must be packaged in container with secure lid
      - May not be bottles of spirits or liquor
      - Shall post warning “No driver shall consume any alcoholic beverage or beer or possess an open container of alcoholic beverage or beer while operating a motor vehicle in this state.”
      - Shall not provide or deliver alcoholic beverages to person under 21
      - Delivery persons must be 21
      - Must be sold during current operating hours.

    In effect until 12:01 am on April 6, 2020.

    Madison County will follow Executive Order 17 signed by Governor Lee on March 22 calling for businesses across the state to utilize alternative business models beginning Monday, March 23, 2020 until April 6, 2020.

    This order does not affect drive-thru, take-out or delivery service for any establishments. Please continue to support our local businesses.