Commission Meeting Agenda Item
Consideration of Resolution 2020-102 — (First and Final Reading ) Extending the Declaration of Local State of Emergency
Staff Recommended Motion
Staff recommends approval of Resolution 2020-102 which extends the Local State of Emergency by fourteen days.
Due to the Local State of Emergency, it is important that the Town has a resolution in place that will allow us to waive the procedures and formalities required of the Town so that we can take protective measures in a timely manner if necessary. The proposed resolution would extend the current Local State of Emergency by fourteen days.
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DRAFT RESOLUTION 2020-102
TOWN OF LADY LAKE, FLORIDA
A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF LADY LAKE, FLORIDA; RELATING TO THE DECLARATION OF A STATE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
WHEREAS, Chapter 252, Florida Statutes, Emergency Management, governs Local Emergencies; and
WHEREAS, Resolution 2020-101, dated April 6, 2020, of the Town Commission of the Town of Lady Lake, Florida, declared a local state of emergency in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”); and
WHEREAS, the Town of Lady Lake is currently under a State of Emergency pursuant to Executive Order No. 20-51, as declared by Governor DeSantis on March 1, 2020; and
WHEREAS, COVID-19 has caused a significant public health emergency; and
WHEREAS, the Mayor of the Town Commission of the Town of Lady Lake, Florida, has determined that a local state of emergency continues to exist and hereby declares an extension of the Declaration of Local State of Emergency due to the significant impacts to public health and safety related to COVID-19.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Town Commission of the Town of Lady Lake, Florida hereby resolves, finds, and declares the following:
Section 1. Extended Emergency Declaration. An extension to the Declaration and Resolution of Local Emergency is hereby declared for an additional fourteen days.
Section 2. Effective Date; Duration. This Resolution shall take effect upon signature and shall be in effect for fourteen days or until canceled or extended as required by law.
RESOLVED this 20th day of April, 2020, in Lady Lake, Florida, by the Lady Lake Town Commission.
Town of Lady Lake, Florida
Jim Richards, Mayor
Kristen Kollgaard, Town Clerk
Approved as to form:
Derek Schroth, Town Attorney