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Tiburon, Belvedere take over enforcement of virus complaints about businesses

Marin officials have abandoned a countywide task force created to investigate tips about businesses violating COVID-19 health orders and will instead leave it up to cities and towns like Tiburon and Belvedere to handle local complaints and issue warnings or citations. The decision, effective Sept. 1, comes after difficulties streamlining the complaint system, county officials said, specifically problems with managing and following up on the hundreds of complaints the county has received since mid-July. That includes nearly 20 complaints about businesses on the Tiburon Peninsula, including at least nine in Tiburon, two in Belvedere and eight in Strawberry. For more than half of those, the county either never followed up or couldn’t say what actions were taken, if any.

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