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Posted on: April 1, 2020

North Fayette Supervisors Issue Emergency Declaration

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“This action is being taken to enable the township to respond quickly and efficiently to the needs of our residents during the current
COVID-19 crisis.” Mike Baker, Township Manager.


DECLARATION OF DISASTER EMERGENCY

TOWNSHIP OF NORTH FAYETTE

WHEREAS, on or about March 12, 2020, Allegheny County declared that the presence of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has caused or threatens to cause injury, damage, and suffering to the persons and property in Allegheny County through a formal Declaration of Emergency; and

WHEREAS, Coronavirus has endangered the health, safety and welfare of a substantial number of persons residing in North Fayette Township, and threatens to create problems greater in scope than the township may be able to resolve; and

WHEREAS, emergency management measures are required to reduce the severity of this disaster and to protect the health, safety and welfare of affected residents;

NOW, THEREFORE, the Board of Supervisors, pursuant to the provisions of Section 7501 of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Services Code, (35 PA CS), as amended, do hereby declare the existence of a disaster emergency in North Fayette Township; and

FURTHER, the Board of Supervisors directs the local Emergency Management Coordinator to coordinate the activities of the emergency response, to take all appropriate action needed to alleviate the effects of this disaster, to aid in the restoration of essential public services, and to take any other emergency response action deemed necessary to respond to this emergency

STILL FURTHER, the Board of Supervisors authorize officials of  North Fayette Township to act as necessary to meet the current exigencies of this emergency, namely: by the employment of temporary workers, by the rental of equipment, by the purchase of supplies and materials, and by entering into such contracts and agreements for the performance of public work as may be required to meet the emergency, all without regard to those time-consuming procedures and formalities normally prescribed by law, mandatory constitutional requirements excepted.

This Declaration shall take effect immediately, this 31st day of March, 2020 and shall remain in effect until rescinded by the Board of Supervisors.

EXTENSION OF DECLARATION OF DISASTER EMERGENCY 

WHEREAS, on or about March 31, 2020, the Board of Supervisors of the North Fayette Township issued a Declaration of Disaster Emergency within the Township of North Fayette due to the imminent threat to public health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the Township of North Fayette; and

WHEREAS, COVID-19 (Coronavirus) threatens to create problems greater in scope than the Township of North Fayette may be able to resolve; and

WHEREAS, emergency management measures are required to reduce the severity of this disaster and to protect the health, safety and welfare of affected residents in the Township of North Fayette; and

NOW, THEREFORE, we, the undersigned Board of Supervisors of the Township of North Fayette, pursuant to the provisions of Section 7501 of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Services Code, (35 PA CS), as amended, do hereby extend the Declaration of Disaster mentioned above until the Board of Supervisors issues a proclamation finding and declaring that the threat to public health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the Township of North Fayette has abated.

This Declaration shall take effect immediately, the 31st day of March, 2020.



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