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File #: 20-358    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Public Hearing
File created: 5/27/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/17/2020 Final action:
Title: Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 20-A(6), An Ordinance to Ensure Continuity of Government During the COVID-19 Disaster
Attachments: 1. Att.A - Proposed Ordinance
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AGENDA DATE: 6/17/2020

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Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 20-A(6), An Ordinance to Ensure Continuity of Government During the COVID-19 Disaster
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SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Adoption of an Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 20-A(6), An Ordinance to Ensure Continuity of Government During the COVID-19 Disaster

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Walker, Kamptner

PRESENTER (S): Greg Kamptner

LEGAL REVIEW: Yes

REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND: On March 12, 2020, the County Executive, acting as the Director of Emergency Management, declared a local emergency, and Governor Ralph S. Northam declared a state of emergency, both as a result of the novel coronavirus ("COVID-19") pandemic.

On March 27, 2020, the Board adopted Ordinance No. 20-E(3), an emergency ordinance to ensure the continuity of County government. Following a public hearing on April 15, 2020, the Board adopted Ordinance No. 20-A(6), An Ordinance to Ensure Continuity of Government During the COVID-19 Disaster. Section 4 of Ordinance No. 20-A(6) identified the essential governmental functions of the County's various boards, commissions, and other public bodies, as well as its offices and departments. Section 4 also identified several Board-created public bodies and authorities, as well as entities created by joint exercise of power agreements between the County and other localities.

The Jefferson-Madison Regional Library ("JMRL"), a regional library system created by an agreement among the County and other nearby localities, has requested to be added to Section 4 to allow its board to hold public meetings during the COVID-19 disaster without physically assembling.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Mission: To enhance the well-being and quality of life for all citizens through the provision of the highest level of public service consistent with the prudent use of public funds.

DISCUSSION: On May 20, 2020, the Board adopted an emergency ordinanc...

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