• State of Disaster declared

    WHEREAS, the City of Rowlett on the 26th day of December, 2015 has suffered widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property (or there is imminent threat of same) resulting from a tornado and; WHEREAS, the Mayor of the City of Rowlett has determined that extraordinary measures must be taken to alleviate the suffering of people and to protect or rehabilitate property; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF ROWLETT: 1. That a state of disaster is declared for the City of Rowlett. 2. That the City's Emergency Management Plan has been implemented. 3. That this state of disaster shall continue for a period of not more than seven days of the date hereof, unless the same is continued by consent of the City Council of the City of Rowlett, Texas. 4. That this proclamation shall take effect immediately from and after its issuance. ORDERED this the 26th day of December, 2015.