MC OEM – Sample State of Emergency Declaration
TO ALL RESIDENTS AND PERSONS WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY OF [NAME OF MUNICIPALITY] NEW JERSEY AND TO ALL DEPARTMENTS OF THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF THE [NAME OF MUNICIPALITY]
WHEREAS, pursuant to the powers vested by Chapter 251 of the laws of 1942, as amended and supplemented, N.J.S.A. App. A: 9-30 et seq.; N.J.S.A. 40:48-1 (6); N.J.S.A. whichever law or laws apply, I have declared that a local disaster/emergency exists within the [NAME OF MUNICIPALITY]
WHEREAS, the aforesaid laws authorize the promulgation of such orders, rules and regulations as are necessary to meet the various problems which have or may occur due to such an emergency, and
WHEREAS, by reason of the conditions which are imminent due to [DISASTER NAME] anticipated impact on [NAME OF MUNICIPALITY] which may effect the health, safety and welfare of the people of [NAME OF MUNICIPALITY] and
WHEREAS, it has been determined that these areas of [NAME OF MUNICIPALITY] should then be declared disaster areas and further that certain measures must be taken in order to insure that the authorities as well as maintaining an orderly flow of traffic, and further in order to protect the persons and property of the residents affected by the conditions, and
WHEREAS, the following areas are designated disaster areas: Within the [ENTIRE MUNICIPALITY OF _______________ OR DESCRIBE SPECIFIC AREA].
NOW, THEREFORE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH the aforesaid laws, it is promulgated and declared that the following regulations shall be in addition to all other laws of the State of New Jersey and the [NAME OF MUNICIPALITY].
________________________________ Emergency Management Coordinator ________________________________ Date: Print Name ________________________________ Mayor ________________________________ Date: Print Name
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