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Ordinance 854 Publish May 28, 2021 CITY OF ALEXANDRIA, MINNESOTA EMERGENCY ORDINANCE NO.

Ordinance 854
Publish May 28, 2021
CITY OF ALEXANDRIA,
MINNESOTA
EMERGENCY ORDINANCE
NO. 854 EXTENSION OF
DECLARATION
OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Mayor of the City of Alexandria, Minnesota ("Mayor") declared an Emergency to exist in the City of Alexandria, Minnesota ("City") effective 4:30 p.m. on March 17, 2020 upon signing a Mayoral Declaration of a Local Emergency; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 12.29, Subd. 1 the City Council of the City of Alexandria, Minnesota ("City Council") on March 18, 2020 passed Emergency Ordinance No. 821 City Council Consent to Mayoral Declaration of a Local Emergency by which the City Council consented to the Declaration and extended it for 30 days; and
WHEREAS, pursuance to Minn. Stat 12.29, Subd. 1 the City Council on April 13, 2020 passed Emergency Ordinance No. 825 Extension of Declaration of a Local Emergency; and
WHEREAS, pursuance to Minn. Stat 12.29, Subd. 1 the City Council on May 26, 2020 passed Emergency Ordinance No. 828 Extension of Declaration of a Local Emergency; and
WHEREAS, pursuance to Minn. Stat 12.29, Subd. 1 the City Council on June 22, 2020 passed Emergency Ordinance No. 830 Extension of Declaration of a Local Emergency; and
WHEREAS, pursuance to Minn. Stat 12.29, Subd. 1 the City Council on July 27, 2020 passed Emergency Ordinance No. 832 Extension of Declaration of a Local Emergency; and
WHEREAS, pursuance to Minn. Stat 12.29, Subd. 1 the City Council on August 24, 2020 passed Emergency Ordinance No. 833 Extension of Declaration of a Local Emergency; and
WHEREAS, pursuance to Minn. Stat 12.29, Subd. 1 the City Council on September 28, 2020 passed Emergency Ordinance No. 834 Extension of Declaration of a Local Emergency; and
WHEREAS, pursuance to Minn. Stat 12.29, Subd. 1 the City Council on October 26, 2020 passed Emergency Ordinance No. 835 Extension of Declaration of a Local Emergency; and
WHEREAS, pursuance to Minn. Stat 12.29, Subd. 1 the City Council on November 23, 2020 passed Emergency Ordinance No. 841 Extension of Declaration of a Local Emergency; and
WHEREAS, pursuance to Minn. Stat 12.29, Subd. 1 the City Council on December 28, 2020 passed Emergency Ordinance No. 843 Extension of Declaration of a Local Emergency; and
WHEREAS, pursuance to Minn. Stat 12.29, Subd. 1 the City Council on January 25, 2021 passed Emergency Ordinance No. 847 Extension of Declaration of a Local Emergency; and
WHEREAS, pursuance to Minn. Stat 12.29, Subd. 1 the City Council on February 22, 2021 passed Emergency Ordinance No. 848 Extension of Declaration of a Local Emergency; and
WHEREAS, pursuance to Minn. Stat 12.29, Subd. 1 the City Council on March 22, 2021 passed Emergency Ordinance No. 849 Extension of Declaration of a Local Emergency; and
WHEREAS, pursuance to Minn. Stat 12.29, Subd. 1 the City Council on April 26, 2021 passed Emergency Ordinance No. 850 Extension of Declaration of a Local Emergency; and
WHEREAS, Section 3.02 of the City's Home Rule Charter allows the City Council to pass emergency ordinances with immediate effect; and
WHEREAS, the City Council finds that an emergency in the City continues to exist as described in the Declaration; and
WHEREAS, the City Council finds that this emergency continues to threaten the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the community and the provision and delivery of City services; and
WHEREAS, the City Council finds that the Emergency continues to pose the risk of and may cause catastrophic loss of public health, safety, and welfare if not immediately addressed; and
WHEREAS, the City Council finds that traditional sources of relief may not be available to prevent or remedy any such injury or loss.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA, MINNESOTA, DOES HEREBY ORDAIN:
1. The foregoing recitals and the recitals in the Declaration are incorporated herein by reference.
2. The City Council hereby extends the effective dates of Emergency Ordinance No. 821 City Council Consent to Mayoral Declaration of a Local Emergency until May 31, 2021. Except as modified hereby, all terms and conditions of said ordinance shall remain in full force and effect until then unless earlier repealed by the City Council or the State Declaration of Emergency is repealed or allowed to expire.
3. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon passage as permitted by Home Rule Charter § 3.02.
4. The City Clerk is authorized and directed to file and to post notice of this Ordinance and any emergency regulations as authorized and required by State law and City Code.
Passed and adopted this 24th day of May, 2021.
/s/ Bobbie Osterberg, Mayor
/s/ Martin D. Schultz,
Clerk/Administrator
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