Saturday, June 27, 2020

State of Emergency: Caswell County and Town of Yanceyville


WHEREAS, current social unrest that was brought to our County and Town recently by individuals from outside the County and Town seeking to cause both political and social unrest in our communities; and

WHEREAS, as a result of the above-described disaster, I have determined  that there is an imminent threat of, or existing conditions have caused or will cause, widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property, and public safety authorities will be unable to maintain public order or afford adequate protection for lives or property; and

WHEREAS, declaring a State of Emergency and imposing the restrictions and prohibitions ordered herein is necessary to maintain order and protect public health, safety, and welfare, and to secure property.

NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the authority vested in the Chair of the Board of Commissioners of Caswell County & the Mayor of the Town of Yanceyville under Article  IA of Chapter 166A of  the North Carolina General Statutes and The Caswell County Emergency Management Ordinance:

Section 1. A State of Emergency is hereby declared within the jurisdiction of Caswell County.

Section 2.  The emergency area covered by this state of emergency shall be the entire jurisdiction of the County which includes the Town of Yanceyville;

Section 3. The following restrictions and prohibitions are imposed:

Curfew: (As described in illustration attachment)

Effective immediately from 8:00pm until 6:00am daily rescinded July 9th at 12:00pm.

Section 4. I hereby order all Caswell County law enforcement officers and employees and all other emergency management Personnel subject to our control to cooperate in the enforcement and implementation of the provisions of this Declaration, all applicable local ordinances, state and federal laws, and the Caswell County Emergency Operations Plan.

Section 5. I hereby order this declaration: (a) to be distributed to the news media and other organizations calculated  to bring its contents to the attention of the general public; (b) to be filed with Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners and the Clerk to the Yanceyville Town Council; and (c) to be distributed  to others as necessary to ensure proper implementation of this declaration.

Section 6. This declaration shall take effect on 6/26/2020 at 5:00 pm and shall remain in effect until modified or rescinded.

DECLARED this the 26th day of June, 2020) at 5:00pm.

Rick McVey
Chair, Caswell County Board of Commissioners

Bryan Miller, County Manager

Alvin Foster
Mayor, Town of Yanceyville

Brian Collie, Town Manager

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