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File #: 21-1051    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/16/2021 In control: Executive Office
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Including Adoption of Resolution Ratifying the Declaration of a Local Emergency Related to the Hopkins Fire as Proclaimed by the Chief Executive Officer/Director of Emergency Services and Ratifying the Existence of a Local Health Emergency as Proclaimed by the Health Officer (Sponsors: Executive Office and Public Health)
Attachments: 1. Resolution 21-138, 2. Hopkins Fire Resolution - Final Draft, 3. Hopkins Fire Proclamation - OES, 4. Hopkins Fire PHO Declaration

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Executive Office and Public Health
MEETING DATE: September 21, 2021


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


ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 1 hour


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Discussion and Possible Action Including Adoption of Resolution Ratifying the Declaration of a Local Emergency Related to the Hopkins Fire as Proclaimed by the Chief Executive Officer/Director of Emergency Services and Ratifying the Existence of a Local Health Emergency as Proclaimed by the Health Officer
(Sponsors: Executive Office and Public Health)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
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Adopt Resolution ratifying the declaration of a Local Emergency related to the Hopkins Fire as proclaimed by the Chief Executive Officer/Director of Emergency Services and ratifying the existence 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 adopts Resolutions declaring local emergencies when necessary.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
On September 12, 2021, the Hopkins Fire started and has resulted in structural damage and evacuations of several portions of the County.

On September 16, 2021, the Mendocino County Health Officer issued a declaration of local health emergency as of September 12, 2021.

On September 16, 2021, the Chief Executive Officer/Director of Emergency Services proclaimed the existence of a local emergency related to the Hopkins Fire.

California Health and Safety Code section 101080 provides authority for the Health Officer to issue a declaration of local health emergency. Pursuant to Government Code section 8630, whenever an official designated by ordinance proclaims a local emergency, the local emergency shall not remain in effect for a period in excess of seven days unless the governing body has ratified it. Mendocino County Code ...

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