May 14, 2020 9:00 AM
Opening Jenks Phase 2 Set to Begin Friday, May 15th
Opening Jenks Phase Two goes into effect 12:00 AM on Friday, May 15, 2020.
Ordinance No. 1517 repealing Ordinance Nos. 1510, 1511 and 1513 to lift restrictions in Jenks imposed due to COVID-19 pandemic PASSED at the Special Meeting for Jenks City Council on April 27, 2020. Phase 1 went into effect as of 12:00 AM on May 1, 2020.
This ordinance repeals the previous local restrictions on businesses and individuals, so that Jenks businesses, residents, and visitors will follow the Governor’s Three-Phase planning for reopening Oklahoma.
“Opening Jenks” follows state guidance and includes local specific guidance. Please see the overview graphic of what Jenks businesses and public places may open or remain open, with limitations, in Phase Two.
For more detailed information regarding Individual recommendations, Employer recommendations and Specific Employer recommendations please see the more detailed list (link below).
The Jenks Chamber of Commerce also created a page on their website to assist businesses navigate opening up safely and following the recommended guidelines, as well as provide resources to local businesses: www.jenkschamber.com/reopen .
City Leadership and City Council still recommend adhering to social distancing guidelines, avoiding gathering in groups of 50 or more (in Phase Two) and limiting contact with others as much as possible.
We thank our community for continuing to support local businesses during this time. Jenks always rises to the top in difficult situations and we are proud of how our residents and businesses have responded during this time.