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File #: RS-21-094    Version: 1 Name: Winter Storm Uri termination
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/20/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/10/2021 Final action: 8/10/2021
Title: Consider a memorandum/resolution terminating the Winter Storm Uri state of disaster.
Sponsors: Fire Department
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Declaration, 3. Presentation
Title

Consider a memorandum/resolution terminating the Winter Storm Uri state of disaster.

Summary

DATE: August 3, 2021

TO: Kent Cagle, City Manager

FROM: Peter C. Perez, Emergency Management Coordinator

SUBJECT: Winter Storm Uri Disaster Declaration

BACKGROUND AND FINDINGS:

On February 15, 2021, Mayor Jose Segarra issued a Declaration of Local State of Disaster for Winter Weather Emergency, to take effect February 12, 2021. Texas Government Code Section 418.108(a) authorizes the Mayor to declare a local state of disaster. Pursuant to 418.108(b), on February 22, 2021 the City Council extended the state of disaster for Winter Storm Uri until terminated by the City Council.

Now that the initial response and disaster impact assessments have been completed the state of disaster can be terminated. This action does not change the recovery process with the State of Texas or the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in seeking reimbursement or assistance.

THE ALTERNATIVES CONSIDERED:
The City Council may:
1. Continue the state of disaster for Winter Storm Uri; or
2. Terminate the state of disaster for Winter Storm Uri.

Which alternative is recommended? Why?
Staff recommends that since the initial response and disaster impact assessments have been completed that the City Council terminate the state of disaster for Winter Storm Uri.

CONFORMITY TO CITY POLICY:

This action conforms to Chapter 418 of the Texas Government Code.

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

What is the amount of the expenditure in the current fiscal year? For future years?
No fiscal impact is associated with his action.

Is this a one-time or recurring expenditure?
n/a

Is this expenditure budgeted?
n/a
If not, where will the money come from?
n/a

Is there a sufficient amount in the budgeted line-item for this expenditure?
n/a

RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends that since th...

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