OSCEOLA, Ark. (KAIT) - Osceola council members did not vote on a proposed curfew plan that was introduced at a special council meeting Wednesday.
Osceola Mayor Sally Wilson called for a special meeting of the city council Wednesday to discuss implementing a curfew.
The mayor posted Wednesday on Facebook, the city would seek a curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Mayor Sally Wilson called the special meeting to discuss an emergency ordinance concerning the COVID-19 public health crisis.
“If adopted by the council, the emergency ordinance would establish a temporary, city-wide curfew,” according to the city website.
In the Facebook Live, Mayor Wilson said the curfew is being sought to help Osceola police fight COVID-19 and enforce any social distancing issues.
The curfew would be temporary.
Wilson said Wednesday evening that there was no immediate plan to reintroduce it.
She said she felt that some of the council members wanted to hear opinions from their constituents on both points of view on the issue.