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File #: RES. 2020-R049    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Withdrawn
File created: 7/1/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/2/2020 Final action: 7/27/2020
Title: To authorize the Mayor of Richmond, in his capacity as Director of Emergency Management, to order the temporary removal and storage of certain statues in the City of Richmond, whose presence creates a public safety concern or necessitates their removal for their preservation, on July 1, 2020, for the safety and health of the residents of Richmond and the protection of property.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2020-R049 - Withdrawn 20200727
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To authorize the Mayor of Richmond, in his capacity as Director of Emergency Management, to order the temporary removal and storage of certain statues in the City of Richmond, whose presence creates a public safety concern or necessitates their removal for their preservation, on July 1, 2020, for the safety and health of the residents of Richmond and the protection of property.
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WHEREAS, on multiple occasions beginning on May 29, 2020 and continuing, some protestors have caused considerable damage to property, spray-painted City property and the property of private residents of the City of Richmond, broken windows, damaged and destroyed personal property belonging to the residents of the City of Richmond, and toppled statutes, thereby presenting a threat to public health and safety of persons and property; and
WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 2017-R045 the Council of the City of Richmond formally adopted the City of Richmond's Emergency Operations Plan ("EOP") in accordance with section 44-146.19(E) of the Code of Virginia, as amended, which established a single, comprehensive framework for the management of emergencies within the City and named the City of Richmond's Mayor the Director of Emergency Management; and
WHEREAS, on May 31, 2020, by Executive Order Number Sixty-Four (2020), the
Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, by virtue of the authority vested in him by Article V of the Constitution of Virginia, by ?? 44-146.17 and 44.75.1 of the Code of Virginia, and as
Governor and Director of Emergency Management and Commander-in-Chief of the Commonwealth, proclaimed a state of emergency existing in the Commonwealth because of the aforementioned civil unrest in localities to include the City of Richmond and extending said state of emergency through July 30, 2020 by Executive Order Third Amended Number Sixty-Four (2020); and
WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 2020-R041 the Council of the City of Richmond formally consented to th...

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