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File #: R-5-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 1/7/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/10/2022 Final action:
Title: Extension of State of Emergency - For the purpose of extending the State of Emergency for the City of Annapolis; and providing for its termination.
Sponsors: Gavin Buckley
Attachments: 1. R-5-22 First Reader, 2. R-5-22 Staff Report, 3. R-5-22 SIGNED
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Extension of State of Emergency - For the purpose of extending the State of Emergency for the City of Annapolis; and providing for its termination.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Resolution 5-22

Introduced by: Mayor Buckley
Co-sponsored by:

A RESOLUTION concerning

Extension of State of Emergency

FOR the purpose of extending the State of Emergency for the City of Annapolis; and providing for its termination.

WHEREAS, on December 23, 2021, Mayor Buckley declared a State of Emergency in accordance with the Maryland Code Ann., Public Safety Art., Section 14-111, and Section 11.48.030 of the Annapolis City Code; and

WHEREAS, there continues to be a significant increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalization rates around the Country with the continued spread of the Delta variant and the emergence and rapid spread of the Omicron variant; and

WHEREAS, federal and state warnings regarding illness and deaths resulting from exposure to the COVID-19 virus are ongoing and necessitate the continuation of the December 23, 2021 State of Emergency.

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the State of Emergency that was declared on December 23, 2021 is hereby extended for a further 90 days from the date of passage of this Resolution unless terminated earlier by the Mayor.

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Public Information Officer and the Director of Emergency Management shall immediately disseminate notice of this Extension of the State of Emergency to the appropriate news media and the general public.

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that all City agencies, departments and offices shall activate the emergency response and recovery aspects of the City Emergency Plans for which they are responsible, and shall take such actions and deploy such resources necessary to further prevent or alleviate the ill effects of the COVID-19 virus in and around the City of Annapolis.
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