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Declaration of Disaster Emergency - March 2020 - COVID-19-986City of Boulder Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency Two copies shall be sent to the Colorado Division of Emergency Management (DEM); 9195 East Mineral Avenue, Suite 200; Centennial, Colorado 80112; FAX (720) 852-6750 One copy will be forwarded to the Governor by DEM One copy shall be filed with the Boulder City Clerk and, as soon as possible thereafter, the city council shall be notified. The public shall be notified as soon as reasonably feasible through general dissemination to the news media, posting on the city websites or by the use of other means of communication appropriate for informing the general public. Notes of all actions authorized pursuant to this Declaration should be maintained in order to facilitate required post Disaster Emergency reporting Pursuant to Boulder Home Rule Charter sections 2, 61 and 63 and Boulder Revised Code, 1981 sections 2-2.5-3 et seq.: 1. The City Manager has the authority to exercise all executive and administrative powers vested in the city. The city has all powers vested in a home rule city by the Colorado state constitution and laws. Among those powers is the power to declare a disaster emergency; and 2. The city faces an imminent threat to life and public health resulting from the novel coronavirus and the resulting COVID-19 disease; and 3. The general type of Disaster Emergency with which the City of Boulder is currently confronted is a worldwide pandemic creating threat of a disaster of major proportions, in which the safety and welfare of the inhabitants of the city are jeopardized and placed at extreme peril and in which timely action to avert or minimize the risk to human life. 4. This disaster emergency declaration is effective immediately upon signature and will be in effect for a period of seven days unless extended by action of the city council. A Disaster Emergency is Hereby Declared pursuant to City of Boulder Home Rule Charter §§ 2, 63, 64 and § 2-2.5-3, et seq., B.R.C., 1981, and a local disaster emergency is declared pursuant to § 24-33.5- 709, C.R.S., for the period commencing upon the date of signature and continuing for a period of seven days unless extended by action of the Boulder City Council Because the risk to life, health and safety is imminent the city manager is assuming all powers set forth in § 2- 2.5-7. DATE: _________________, TIME: ___________ a.m. / p.m. March 14, 2020 6:00 __________________________________ Jane S. Brautigam City Manager