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(City of Jennings, The Cradle of Louisiana Oil)

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City of Jennings Declaration of a State of Emergency

WHEREAS, on March 13, 2020, the President of the United States, pursuant to the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1601, et seq.• has declared that the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) constitutes a national emergency; and

WHEREAS, on March 11, 2020, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued Proclamation Number 25 JBE 2020 regarding the Public Health Emergency-COVID-19, declaring an imminent threat posed to Louisiana citizens by the virus, creating emergency conditions that threaten the lives and health of the citizens of the State of Louisiana, pursuant to La. R.S. 29:766; and

WHEREAS, the City of Jennings in Jefferson Davis Parish may be greatly affected or has been greatly affected by the virus “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), and the disease may pose an imminent threat to the City of Jennings and threaten the safety and security of the citizens of the City of Jennings; and

WHEREAS, the City of Jennings may activate any necessary emergency plans and activities in response to this event and that may exceed the Parish’s capability to respond to this possibly life threatening crisis, and as such the City of Jennings takes this measure in order to participate in any response and recovery plan administered by the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and their power to act as administrator, as per La. R.S. 29:767, and pursuant to the Louisiana Homeland Security and Emergency Assistance Act as amended, La.
R.S. 29:721, et seq.;

WHEREAS, beginning on March 26, 2020 and continuing until April 13, 2020, pursuant to the authority granted in La. R.S. 29:737, a State of Louisiana Health Emergency was declared for the City of Jennings.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a State of Louisiana Health Emergency is hereby extended for the City of Jennings from April 13, 2020 and continuing until May 1, 2020, pursuant to the authority granted in La. R.S. 29:737.

Thus done and on this 13th day of April, 2020.

Mayor Henry Guinn, City of Jennings

Download Official Notice:  Extended State of Emergency Notice

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Next City Council Meeting:  April 13th, 2021


Public Notices:

Ordinance #1769 Annual Millage Ordinance

2020-2021 Budget

2019 Annual Water Quality Report

Ordinance 1741 Assess a Collection Fee on Debts

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