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File #: CONS 20-173   
Section: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
Meeting Body: City Council
Agenda Date: 3/17/2020 Final action:
Subject: Adopt a Resolution Ratifying the Proclamation of Local Emergency Due to the Spread of a Severe Acute Respiratory Illness Caused by a Novel (New) Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Attachments: 1. Attachment I Staff Report, 2. Attachment II Resolution, 3. Attachment III Proclamation of Local Emergency

DATE:      March 17, 2020

 

TO:           Mayor and City Council

 

FROM:     City Manager

 

SUBJECT

 

Title                      

Adopt a Resolution Ratifying the Proclamation of Local Emergency Due to the Spread of a Severe Acute Respiratory Illness Caused by a Novel (New) Coronavirus (COVID-19)             

                          

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RECOMMENDATION

Recommendation

 

That Council adopts a Resolution (Attachment II) ratifying the Proclamation of Local Emergency made on March 11, 2020 by the City Manager in her capacity as Director of Emergency Services. 

 

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SUMMARY

 

On March 11, 2020, the City Manager, in her capacity as Director of Emergency Services, proclaimed a local emergency due to the ongoing spread of a severe acute respiratory illness in Alameda County caused by a novel coronavirus (Covid-19).  This report requests that the City Council approve a resolution ratifying the Proclamation of a Local Emergency (Attachment III), which empowers the Director of Emergency Services to make and issue rules and regulations on matters reasonably related to the protection of life and property as affected by such local emergency.

ATTACHMENTS

Attachment I                                          Staff Report

Attachment II                                          Resolution

Attachment III                     Proclamation of Local Emergency