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Posted on: October 15, 2020

BARTLETT CIVIL EMERGENCY EXECUTIVE ORDER 34-2020 EXTENDING LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY

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BARTLETT CIVIL EMERGENCY EXECUTIVE ORDER 34-2020 EXTENDING LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY BY MAYOR A. KEITH McDONALD, CITY OF BARTLETT


 I, A. Keith McDonald, Mayor of the City of Bartlett, Tennessee by virtue of the executive and administrative authority vested in me by Tennessee Code Annotated, § 58-8-104, Art. V, § 2 of the Charter of the City of Bartlett, and § 1-201 et seq of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Bartlett, do hereby Declare a State of Emergency continues to exist as it relates to COVID-19 and the response to COVID-19 (“Emergency”), and invoke authority granted by Tennessee Code Annotated §§ 38-9-103, 38-9-104, 58-2-110 and 58-2-104, Art. V, § 2 of the Charter of the City of Bartlett, and § 1-201 et seq of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Bartlett and all other applicable law. By virtue of the power and authority vested in me, I do hereby direct and order the following:

Bartlett Executive Order 34-2020

Governor Bill Lee Executive Order No. 63

  1. The duration of the state of emergency will continue through October 22, 2020 or until rescinded, but shall be limited to seven (7) days unless it is necessary by Executive Order for additional seven (7) day increments as permitted by law.
  2.  Shelby County Health Department Directive No. 14 and Face Mask Directive No. 2 will continue in effect in the City of Bartlett through October 22, 2020, unless modified or superseded by the Shelby County Health Department before then, whereupon the Shelby County Health Department Directives that modify or supersede Health Directive No. 14 and Face Directive No. 2 will continue in effect in the City of Bartlett as set forth in such Directives. The Bartlett Police Department, the Bartlett Code Enforcement Office, and other City officials are authorized to assist the Shelby County Health Department in taking such action as is necessary to enforce the Shelby County Health Department Health Directive and Face Mask Directive.
  3. The City and its departments and agencies are authorized to seek any and all necessary federal and state funding to facilitate the response to the Emergency.
  4. All required procedures and formalities as to procurements on behalf of the City are hereby suspended for purchases of equipment, materials, supplies and services needed for Emergency management purposes to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the community. 
  5. The City of Bartlett, as necessary, shall take all actions set forth in Tennessee Code Annotated § 58-2-110(3) during the course of the state of emergency. 
  6. Although City parks and playground equipment remain open at the present time for persons to walk, run, and play, citizens using City parks and playground equipment are required to adhere to the Social Distancing Requirements and the guidelines set forth on the Parks and Recreation Department website.
  7. A determination that any provision of this Order is invalid will not affect the enforceability of any other provision of this Order. The remaining provisions shall remain in fill force and effect. Any invalid provision will be modified to the extent necessary for enforceability.
  8. Upon signature, this Order shall become effective on October 16, 2020.