Please note this is a text only version. Please view the Signed State of Emergency Declaration (PDF) for a signed version.
STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION
BY THE CHAIRMAN:
WHEREAS: Camden County, Georgia is experiencing an event of critical significance due to extreme weather conditions; and
WHEREAS: There exist emergency circumstances requiring extraordinary and immediate proactive measures for the protection of the health and safety of the citizens of the County of Camden; and
WHEREAS: The National Hurricane Center forecasts Hurricane Isaias will be dangerously close to the Southeastern Region of the State of Georgia; and
WHEREAS: Hurricane Isaias will likely produce excessive rainfall, damaging winds, fallen trees, the potential for flooding, and possible road closures in Camden County.
ORDERED: The Chairman of the Board of Commissioners has exercised, for such periods as the State of Emergency exists, these emergency powers to perform and exercise such powers, and duties as may be necessary to promote and secure the safety and protection of the public. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 38-3-27 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT and Official Code of Camden County Chapter 22: CIVIL EMERGENCIES (PDF). This STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION shall remain in effect until rescinded.
This the 1st day of August, 2020