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EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 039 - SIXTH EXTENSION

(Fifth Extension of Executive Order No. 39)
(Fourth Extension of Executive Order No. 39)
(Third Extension of Executive Order No. 39)
(Second Extension of Executive Order No. 39)
(First Extension of Executive Order No. 39)
(Executive Order No. 39)

THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY

KARL F. DEAN , MAYOR

SUBJECT: EXTENSION OF THE STATE OF EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, on May 2, 2010 an extensive and unprecedented rain event caused widespread flooding throughout the area of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County; and

WHEREAS, it was vital for the Mayor of the Metropolitan Government to declare a State of Emergency in order to safeguard, to the full extent possible, the population from substantial harm from this natural disaster; and

WHEREAS, T.C.A. § 58-2-110(3)(A)(v) limits the State of Emergency to seven (7) days and authorizes the Mayor to extend the State of Emergency in seven (7) day increments; and

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 39 has been previously extended and needs to be extended again; and

WHEREAS, the unprecedented rain event and widespread flooding of historic proportions within the area of the Metropolitan Government continues to require emergency actions by the Metropolitan Government in order to safeguard the population from substantial harm from this natural disaster.

NOW THEREFORE, I, Karl Dean, Mayor of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County,by virtue of the power and authority vested in me, do herby direct and order the following:

The State of Emergency declared for the area within the Metropolitan Government on May 2, 2010, and previously, is continued until rescinded but shall be limited to seven (7) days from this date.

Ordered, Effective and Issued:

Karl F. Dean
Mayor

Date: June 11, 2010