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File #: 20-0465    Version: Name: 3/16 Emergency Declaration
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/16/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/16/2020 Final action: 3/16/2020
Enactment date: 3/16/2020 Enactment #: R-20-100
Title: Resolution in Support of the Mayor's Declaration of a Local State of Emergency in Response to COVID-19
Sponsors: Christopher Taylor
Attachments: 1. Declaration - Local State of Emergency.pdf


Resolution in Support of the Mayor’s Declaration of a Local State of Emergency in Response to COVID-19


Whereas, The spread of COVID-19 is considered a global pandemic;


Whereas, The Federal and State government have declared a state of emergency in order to lessen the impact of COVID-19;


Whereas, Some local uses of resources may be reimbursable from federal or state government at a future date if a local state of emergency is declared;


Whereas, The City of Ann Arbor desires to rigorously pursue efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 for its residents and visitors in order to protect their health and safety; and


Whereas, The Mayor of the City of Ann Arbor, as the Chief Elected Official, declared a local State of Emergency on March 16, 2020;


RESOLVED, That the Mayor’s Declaration of Local State of Emergency is hereby extended and continued until the City Council votes to discontinue this Local State of Emergency Declaration;


RESOLVED, That Council concurs and supports the Mayor’s declaration of a Local State of Emergency; and


RESOLVED, That the City Clerk provide the attached declaration to Michigan State Police and the District 2 South Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division Coordinator.


Sponsored by: Mayor Taylor


As Amended and Approved by Ann Arbor City Council on March 16, 2020