"I think what we approved and what will come back before us maintains a good balance of respecting the history of our downtown, but at the same time being able to provide streets that are drivable and that are going to be cost effective to maintain in the future," Massengale said.
Masks will be required for kids in 4th grade and above, and all adults will be required to wear masks. Face shields will not be required, but will be provided for teachers who might be teaching higher risk kids. P.E. classes will still take place, and Lubbock ISD schools have bought sanitizing materials in preparation. Only 1 kid will be allowed to use a piece of equipment at a time, and the equipment will be sanitized afterwards.
"People are starting to get back in the habit of going out, and I think that's good. It's not a lightswitch kind of thing. I don't think we thought it would be, and I think we know it was not. You know, it's more of a gradual rebuild," Pope said.