Emergency Declaration

Jeremy Davidson COVID-19, Emergency Management

“This emergency declaration is being implemented for future funding that may become available”

PROCLAMATION DECLARING STATE OF EMERGENCY 

WHEREAS, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared COVIC-19 (Coronavirus) to be a global pandemic; and

WHEREAS, the President of the United States has declared an infectious disease national emergency declaration to combat COVID-19; and

WHEREAS, there has been 17 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the State of Oklahoma; and

WHEREAS, health professionals and researchers have determined that COVID-19 is spread by human contact and interaction; and

WHEREAS, avoidance of human contact through methods such as social distancing is believed to stop the spread of COVID-19; and

WHEREAS, the spread of COVID-19 is a disaster affecting life, health, and safety of Harrah residents and non-residents alike; and

WHEREAS, the state law permits the Mayor of the City of Harrah to proclaim that a state of emergency exists within any area of the City:

NOW, THEREFORE, BY VIRTUE OF THE AUTHORITY VESTED IN ME BY THE STATE LAW, I LARRY FRYAR, MAYOR OF THE CITY OF HARRAH, DO HEREBY PROCLAIM AND DECLARE:

SECTION ONE: A state of emergency exists with the corporate limits of the City of Harrah, Oklahoma

SECTION TWO: This proclamation shall become effective at 12:01 Noon March 20, 2020

SECTION THREE: This state of emergency shall continue until 12:01 AM April 30, 2020 or terminated earlier by further proclamation.

PROCLAIMED THIS 20th DAY OF MARCH, 2020