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File #: 21-0126    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 1/12/2021 In control: Executive Office
On agenda: 4/20/2021 Final action:
Title: Adoption of Resolution Declaring the Continuation of a Local Emergency Related to the Multiple September 2020 Fires including; August Complex, Oak Fire and Hopkins Fire, as Proclaimed by the Chief Executive Officer/Director of Emergency Services and Declaring the Continuation of a Local Health Emergency as Proclaimed by the Health Officer
Attachments: 1. Resolution 21-052, 2. Resolution

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Executive Office
MEETING DATE: April 20, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Carmel J. Angelo
PHONE:
463-4441
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Howard Andrew Coren, MD
PHONE:
472-2600


ITEM TYPE: Consent Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: n/a


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Adoption of Resolution Declaring the Continuation of a Local Emergency Related to the Multiple September 2020 Fires including; August Complex, Oak Fire and Hopkins Fire, as Proclaimed by the Chief Executive Officer/Director of Emergency Services and Declaring the Continuation of a Local Health Emergency as Proclaimed by the Health Officer
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Adopt Resolution declaring the continuation of a Local Emergency related to the Multiple September 2020 fires including; August Complex fire, Oak Fire and Hopkins fire as proclaimed by the Chief Executive Officer/Director of Emergency Services and declaring the continuation of a Local Health Emergency as proclaimed by the Health Officer; and authorize Chair to sign same.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
The Board regularly adopts Resolutions both declaring and continuing local emergencies when necessary.
SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
Beginning on August 14, 2020, an Extreme Heat Event struck California, causing record-breaking temperatures and Red Flag Warnings throughout California. On August 16, 2020 lightning sparked multiple fires across the Mendocino National Forest. As a result, the August Complex Fire started and has resulted in threats to critical infrastructure, including public safety and communication systems, structural damage and evacuations of several portions of the County.

On August 18, 2020, the Governor of the State of California proclaimed a State of Emergency due to the weather event resulting in widespread fires.

On September 7, 2020, the Oak Fire started and has further threatened infrastructure, public safety and communication, structures, and caused additional...

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