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File #: 22-697    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/27/2022 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 7/12/2022 Final action:
Title: Approve Continuation of a Local Emergency In Lake County in Response to the LNU Lightning Complex Wildfire Event
Sponsors: Office of Emergency Services, Sheriff
Attachments: 1. Proclamation of Local Emergency - signed
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Date:                                          July 12, 2022                     


To:                                          The Honorable Lake County Board of Supervisors


From:                                          Susan Parker, County Administrative Officer


Subject:                     Approve Continuation of a Local Emergency in Lake County in Response to the LNU Lightning Complex Wildfire Event


Executive Summary: (include fiscal and staffing impact narrative):


Lake County Sheriff, Brian L. Martin, in his capacity as Director of Emergency Services, has declared a State of Emergency in Lake County, in response to conditions of extreme peril to the safety of persons and property resulting from fires related to the LNU Lightning Complex.


The Morgan Fire, which began on the 18th day of August, 2020, has already prompted evacuation of portions of southern Lake County, and rapid changes of wind conditions have required great vigilance in light of the possible need of further evacuations.


The Board of Supervisors must confirm the existence of a local emergency within seven (7) days of that date.



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Recommended Action:  Approve Continuation of a local emergency by offering the attached proclamation for passage