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January 16, 2021

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hollyroller@gmail.com

Does a Mayor of Burlingame have the authority to make "immediate policy" related to law enforcement, and Emergency Events?

Wunderkind

How about authority to open restaurants?

Joe

I'm going with no, no and no. Policy changes would likely go to the full council and if they get 3+ votes, the city manager (who manages the chief, as with all the other department heads) would direct the change.

I doubt the mayor could authorize restaurants to open. Per the above process (3+ votes), they could probably implement a policy of not enforcing the shutdown (not saying they ever would, just that they could), but then the County or the State would likely step in.

Wunderkind

The state or county can’t seem to save lives by getting us the vaccines, so any preaching about the not so dangerous activities of dining or mask-wearing falls flat.

Open the restaurants and get us the miracle medicine. Line us up at the high schools, fire stations and mall parking lots and get this done.

Tim W Hooker

Ann O'Brien (Keighran). She rocks and will do a great job.

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