WHEREAS, on November 7, 2023, Governor Glenn Youngkin declared a state of emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia due to the statewide drought conditions; and,
WHEREAS, the Mayor of the Town of Pulaski, Virginia does hereby find
- Due to drought conditions and abnormally dry conditions, which create a high risk of wildfires, the Town of Pulaski is facing dangerous conditions;
- Due to these drought and dry conditions creates an extreme danger to life and property and necessitates a proclamation of the existence of a local emergency;
NOW, THEREFORE it be PROCLAIMED that an emergency does exist throughout the Town of Pulaski.
NOW, THEREFORE it be FURTHER PROCLAIMED and ORDERED that during the existence of the state of emergency, the powers, functions, and duties of the Town of Pulaski shall be all those prescribed by the State Law and the Ordinances, Resolutions, and approved plans of the Town of Pulaski, in order to mitigate, respond or further prevent the effects of the local emergency.