Breckenridge to place security on Main Street during spring break

Breckenridge will be placing security personnel on Main Street during the spring break period in March to enforce public health orders and town ordinances, including mask-wearing in the town’s mandatory mask zone.

The Breckenridge Town Council discussed ways to support front-line workers during the busy spring break period at a work session Tuesday, Feb. 23, and decided to employ one to two security personnel from the Breckenridge Municipal Court to patrol the downtown area each day.

Town Manager Rick Holman explained to council that at the last town resiliency task-force meeting, it was brought up that businesses are struggling with pushback from customers regarding COVID-19 restrictions.

“There’s a fear that some of the prevalent attitude that we’re seeing and some of the problems that are being given to front-line workers and the different things that are occurring is only going to be worse during those peak two-week periods of mid-March,” Holman said. “The colleges that are having more of a traditional spring break, those people come here, then we’re going to see that be even more prevalent.”

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