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DECLARATION OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Town of Bedford, Virginia is declaring a local emergency due to the spread of COVID-19, a communicable disease of public health threat; and
WHEREAS, due to COVID-19, a condition exists causing peril to life and health of the general public;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that an emergency now exists throughout the Town of Bedford, Virginia.
IT IS FURTHER PROCLAIMED AND ORDERED that during the existence of said emergency, the powers, functions, and duties of the Coordinator of Emergency Management of the Town of Bedford shall be those prescribed by State law and the ordinances, resolutions, and approved plans of the Town of Bedford in order to mitigate the effects of said emergency.
Adopted this, the 23rd day of March, 2020.