Principal Executive Officer's Determination and Declaration of Emergency
March 18, 2020
Issue a local emergency proclamation; and
Determine there is an emergency.
Nature of the Emergency. The nature of the emergency is: the occurrence or imminent threat of widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property resulting from air contamination, infestations, or outbreak of disease.
Conditions Bringing Emergency About. The conditions which have brought about the emergency and the proclamation are: the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) as a global pandemic recognized by the Governor of Montana, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, and the Richland County Department of Health as a threat to the residents of Richland County, Montana.
Issued and Declared this 18th day of March, 2020.
Duane Mitchell, Chairman
Board of Richland County Commissioners