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Declaration of Disaster/Wind Emergency

March 1, 2018
Yorkana Borough
56 Main Street
Yorkana, PA 17406
(717)755-6780
Website:
www.yorkanaborough.com
Declaration of Disaster/Wind Emergency
WHEREAS, on, or about March 2nd, 2018, a severe wind storm with potential for
wind gusts up to 60 mph threatens to cause injury, and suffering to the persons
and property of Yorkana Borough, York County, PA and
WHEREAS, the storm may endanger the health, safety, and welfare of a
substantial number of persons residing in Yorkana Borough, and threatens to
create problems greater in scope than Yorkana Borough 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 Yorkana Borough.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, the undersigned mayor of Yorkana Borough, pursuant to
the provisions of Section 7501 of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management
Services Code, (35 PA C.S., Section 7501), as amended, do hereby proclaim the
existence of a disaster emergency in Yorkana Borough.
FURTHER, I direct the Yorkana Borough 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.
This Proclamation shall take effect at 7:00 a.m. Friday, March 2nd, 2018 and
remain in effect until 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018.
Signed:
Lloyd L. McElhenny, Sr., Mayor of Yorkana Borough
Attest: Juanita Smith, Borough Secretary Date: March 1, 2018