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File #: 21-0363    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/21/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action:
Title: Extension of the existence of a local emergency declared by the City Manager/Director of Emergency Services in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic. Resolution No. 11342.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Resolution No. 11342
TO: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THRU: Rick Otto, City Manager

FROM: Gary A. Sheatz, City Attorney


1. SUBJECT
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Extension of the existence of a local emergency declared by the City Manager/Director of Emergency Services in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic. Resolution No. 11342.
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2. SUMMARY
Adopting Resolution No. 11342 extends the City Council ratification of the Declaration of the Existence of a Local Emergency for an additional 60 days, unless terminated sooner by the City Council.
3. RECOMMENDED ACTION
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Adopt Resolution No. 11342. A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Orange Confirming the Extension of the Existence of a Local Emergency Declared by the City Manager/Director of Emergency Services in Response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic.

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4. FISCAL IMPACT
The fiscal impact associated with the City's response to the Declaration of the Existence of a Local Emergency due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is unknown at this time.
5. STRATEGIC PLAN GOALS
Goal 1: Provide for a safe community
c. Enhance the emergency management system to provide public safety during times of disaster.
Goal 2: Be a fiscally healthy community
d: Effectively manage and develop City assets.
6. DISCUSSION AND BACKGROUND
On March 16, 2020, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 11222, confirming the proclamation declaring a local emergency by the City Manager. The actions of the City Manager and the City Council are provided for under Government Code section 8630, however, City Council must reaffirm the local emergency at least once every 60 days.
As the State transitions into addressing various stages of the pandemic, the City continues to update and modify its response plans. While the Governor lifted many of the COVID-related restrictions, it is not known how regulations implemented from time to time will continue to impact City operations. Further, as the City is still utilizing COVID-rela...

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