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Resolution No. 20-56 CITY OF TIGARD, OREGON TIGARD CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION NO. 20-56 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF TIGARD EXTENDING THE CITY'S EMERGENCY RELATED TO COVID-19 WHEREAS,Tigard Municipal Code (TMC) Chapter 7.74, the City's Emergency Management Code, as well as ORS 401.305, authorize the City to establish an emergency management agency, including the authority to establish policies and protocols for defining and directing responsibilities during a time of emergency;and WHEREAS,pursuant to TMC 7.74.040,a local emergency exists whenever the City or an area impacting part of the City is suffering, or in imminent danger of suffering, an incident that may cause injury or death to persons, including a disease or pandemic;and WHEREAS,TMC 7.74 and ORS 401.309 authorize certain actions to be taken during a state of emergency when necessary for public safety or for the efficient conduct of activities to minimize or mitigate the effects of the emergency;and WHEREAS,the Governor has declared a state of emergency for the State of Oregon and the Washington County Board of Commissioners has declared a state of emergency for Washington County;and WHEREAS,this declaration is in support of the COVID-19 public health response;and WHEREAS, pursuant to TMC 7.74.070, the Tigard City Council ratified the Mayor's emergency declaration on March 17,2020;and WHEREAS,TMC 7.74.070.E says that the declaration must limit the duration of the state of emergency to the period of time during which the conditions giving rise to the declaration exist or are likely to remain in existence; and WHEREAS,on April 21,2020,the Tigard City Council extended the duration of the City's emergency declaration to May 31,2020;and WHEREAS, on May 26, 2020, the Tigard City Council extended the duration of the City's emergency declaration to June 30, 2020; and WHEREAS, on June 23, 2020, the Tigard City Council extended the duration of the City's emergency declaration to July 31, 2020; and WHEREAS, on July 28, 2020, the Tigard City Council extended the duration of the City's emergency declaration to September 30, 2020; and WHEREAS, on September 22, 2020, the Tigard City Council extended the duration of the City's emergency declaration to December 2, 2020; and WHEREAS, Council fords it necessary to extend the emergency declaration in order to continue its response efforts. NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED by the Tigard City Council that: RESOLUTION NO. 20-56 Page 1 SECTION 1: The Tigard City Council declares the response to COVID-19 constitutes a continuing state of emergency. SECTION 2: The local emergency exists within the territorial limits of the City of Tigard. SECTION 3: COVID-19 constitutes an urgent threat to public health, requiring additional resources and protective measures to protect the health of City staff, family members, and the Tigard community. SECTION 4: A local emergency authorizes City officials to take the following measures: A. The City and its officials are authorized to take such actions and issue such orders as described in Tigard Municipal Code 7.74 as are determined necessary to protect lives and property and to efficiently conduct activities that minimize or mitigate the effect of the emergency. B. The emergency procurement of goods and services is authorized pursuant to the Oregon Public Contracting Code,Tigard Municipal Code 2.46, and the City of Tigard Local Contract Review Board Public Contracting Rules. C. To protect the health of City employees,the City may issue emergency rules or guidance on the use of sick leave,telework,remote work, or other policies that will be in effect only for the duration of the emergency. D. To respond to the emergency,and to particularly ease burdens on businesses and service sector workers,the City may relax or adjust enforcement of City codes,including but not limited to parking restrictions downtown. E. To continue to manage and receive necessary supplies and assistance,including but not limited to personal protective equipment, the City has activated its Emergency Operations Center and centralized logistics. The City may request additional assistance as needed,including through mutual assistance agreements,the Cooperative Public Agencies of Washington County (CPAWC),Medical Reserve Corps,and the American Red Cross,among others. SECTION 5: This declaration of emergency will remain in effect until 12pm on March 31,2021. SECTION 6: This resolution repeals and replaces Resolution 20-46 and is effective immediately upon passage. PASSED: This 1st day of December 2020. Mayor-City of Tigard Al"1'hST: VOCULIS6Deputy City Recorder- ,ty of Tigard RESOLUTION NO. 20-56 Page 2