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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 111020-H - Disaster DeclarationRESOLUTION NO. 111b20' A A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, RATIFYING THE DISASTER DECLARATION SIGNED BY THE MAYOR ON MARCH 14, 2020 AND CONSENTING TO ITS EXTENSION AND CONTINUATION UNTIL FEBRUARY 8, 2021 OR IT IS CANCELLED; REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS; INCLUDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, on March 14, 2020, Mayor Dale Ross, acting in accordance with authority granted to him under Section 418.108(a) of the Texas Government Code and the City's Home Rule Charter, declared a local state of disaster for the City due to concerns related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19); WHEREAS, Section 418.108(b) of the Texas Government Code provides that such a declaration of disaster may not be continued for a period of more than seven days exception with the consent of the governing body of the political subdivision; WHEREAS, on March 19, 2020 the City Council approved a Resolution ratifying the disaster declaration signed by Mayor Dale Ross on March 14, 2020 and consented to its continuation until May 11, 2020; WHEREAS, on April 28, City Council found the conditions necessitating the disaster declaration would continue to exist beyond May 11, 2020 and signed a resolution ratifying the disaster declaration, and consenting to its extension and continuation until such time as it is terminated by subsequent City Council action or the state-wide disaster declaration issued by the Governor is terminated; WHEREAS, on May 26, City Council provided direction to continue the disaster declaration until terminated or until Nov. 14, 2020.; WHEREAS, on June 9, 2020, City Council approved a continuation of the disaster declaration until Nov. 14, 2020; WHEREAS, with recent local orders related to masking and outdoor gatherings, it is recommended to extend the Disaster Declaration signed March 14, 2020 and consenting to its continuation until February 8, 2021 or until terminated by the Mayor, City Council, or if superseded by the County Judge or Governor; Resolution No. 1110 2.0 — Page 1 of 2 Subject: Ratifying nd Continuation of Local Disaster Declaration Date Approved w !0 � WHEREAS, the conditions necessitating the disaster declaration will continue to exist for a period of more than seven days; and WHEREAS, the City Council continues to support the disaster declaration signed by Mayor Dale Ross on March 14, 2020 and hereby extends its consents to its continuation for a period of more than seven days. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN TEXAS: SECTION 1. The facts and recitations contained in the preamble of this Resolution are hereby found and declared to be true and correct, and are incorporated by reference herein and expressly made a part hereof, as if copied verbatim. SECTION 2. The City Council hereby further ratifies the disaster declaration signed by mayor Dale Ross on March 14, 2020, and consents to its continuation until February S, 2021 or until terminated by the Mayor, City Council, or if superseded by the County Judge or Governor. SECTION 3. The Mayor is authorized to sign this Resolution and the City Secretary to attest. SECTION 4. This Resolution shall become effective and be in full force and effect upon execution by the Mayor. PASSED AND APPROVED on the — day of 2020. ATTEST: CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS By: Q Robyn Densmore, City Secretary Dale Ross, Mayor APPROVED AS TO FORM: Skye as n, City Attorney Resolution No. _ 1116 2_0 " K Page 2 of 2 Subject: Ratifying and Continuation of Local Disaster Declaration Date Approved Ao6j&,4„, 10. 7.6E&,