Montgomery mayor makes masks mandatory, overriding city council


by Jack Helean | Keith Lane | WPMI | WBMA

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed has signed an executive order to require the use of face masks in public.

Reed overrode the City Council’s failed vote on a mandatory mask-wearing ordinance Tuesday.

The order goes into effect Friday June 18 at 5 p.m.

Montgomery County is currently leading the state in COVID-19 cases, with 3,059 confirmed cases. 1,156 of those were confirmed in the past two weeks.