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File #: 19-0449    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 5/13/2019 In control: Health and Human Services Agency
On agenda: 5/21/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: Adoption of Resolution Reaffirming the Existence of Local Health Emergency Related to the Mendocino Complex Fire, as Proclaimed by the Local Health Officer
Attachments: 1. Resolution 19-191

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Health and Human Services Agency
MEETING DATE: May 21, 2019


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Tammy Moss Chandler
PHONE:
463-7774


ITEM TYPE: Consent Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: N/A


AGENDA TITLE:
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Adoption of Resolution Reaffirming the Existence of Local Health Emergency Related to the Mendocino Complex Fire, as Proclaimed by the Local Health Officer
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Adopt Resolution reaffirming the existence of Local Health Emergency related to the Mendocino Complex Fire as proclaimed by the Local Health Officer; and authorize Chair to sign same.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
On July 28, 2018, the Local Health Officer issued a declaration of local health emergency due to hazardous material debris generated by the Mendocino Complex Fire. On July 31, 2018, the Board of Supervisors ratified the declaration. On August 7, 2018, August 21, 2018, September 11, 2018, October 2, 2018, November 6, 2018, December 4, 2018, December 18, 2018, January 8, 2019, February 5, 2019, February 26, 2019, March 26, 2019, and April 23, 2019, the Board adopted Resolution Nos. 18-113, 18-127, 18-136, 18-147, 18-162, 18-178, 18-196, 19-005, 19-026, 19-030, 19-149, and 19-168 respectively, reaffirming the existing of the Local Health Emergency.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
On July 27, 2018, the Mendocino Complex Fire started and threatened public safety communications systems and caused a condition of extreme peril to life and property in Mendocino County. On July 29, 2108, the Local Health Officer issued a declaration of local health emergency due hazardous materials in the ash from burned structures that could thereby pollute and contaminate agricultural water and the drinking water supply of the affected areas and the populations that rely on the drinking water supply. The Board of Supervisors ratified the declaration on July 31, 2018, and on August 7, 2018, August 21, 2018, September 11, 2018,...

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