RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE DECLARATIONS OF

LOCAL EMERGENCY MADE SEPTEMBER 17, 2004 AND SEPTEMBER 28, 2004

 

            WHEREAS, on September 17, 2004, Governor Mark R. Warner declared a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia; and

 

            WHEREAS, on September 17, 2004, the Fauquier County Director of Emergency Services, on the recommendation of the Fauquier County Chief of Fire and Emergency Services, issued a Declaration of Local Emergency; and

 

WHEREAS, on September 18, 2004, Hurricane Ivan and related tornados caused widespread power outages, high winds, and property damage, threatening the safety and welfare of Fauquier County citizens and necessitating the need to open an emergency shelter; and

 

WHEREAS, on September 28, 2004, Governor Mark R. Warner declared a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia; and

 

WHEREAS, on September 28, 2004, the Fauquier County Director of Emergency Services, on the recommendation of the Fauquier County Chief of Fire and Emergency Services, issued a Declaration of Local Emergency; and

 

WHEREAS, on September 28, 2004, Tropical Depression Jeanne caused widespread flash flooding, the closure of approximately 35 roads, and the opening of an emergency shelter at Liberty High School; and

 

            WHEREAS, Section 44-146.21 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, requires the Board of Supervisors to confirm Declarations of Local Emergency issued by the Director of Emergency Services; now, therefore, be it

 

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 30th day of September 2004, That the Declarations of Local Emergency made on September 17, 2004 and September 28, 2004, by the Director of Emergency Services as a result of Hurricane Ivan and Tropical Depression Jeanne, be, and are hereby, confirmed.