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The proclamation for the declaration of a state of emergency and the imposition of specific prohibitions and restrictions shall take substantially the following form:
“WHEREAS, The governing body of the of , has duly adopted an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to determine and proclaim the existence of a state of emergency and to impose various restrictions after he determines that the restrictions are necessary as a response to an emergency.
“NOW THEREFORE, I, , Mayor of the of proclaim that:
I. “An emergency exists, and restrictions set forth in this proclamation are necessary in order to maintain an acceptable level of public order, services, and protection of lives, safety, and property during this emergency.
II. “I proclaim the following restrictions:
(A) No person shall be a part of any assembly of three or more persons in the area bounded by the Corporate limits of , .
(B) Possession, consumption, and transfer of intoxicating liquor.
(1) No person shall possess or consume any intoxicating liquor, including beer and wine, other than on his premises.
(2) No person shall sell or otherwise transfer any intoxicating liquor, including beer and wine.
(1) No person not exempted by this proclamation shall appear in public in the geographic area described in this proclamation between the hours of p.m. and midnight or between the hours of midnight and a.m. of any day until I remove this curfew by proclamation.
(2) This curfew shall apply to the area bounded by
(3) I find it necessary to the preservation of the public health, safety, and welfare to exempt from these curfew restrictions the following classes of people in the circumstances indicated:
(a) Those whose appearance is essential in order to obtain or furnish a service or commodity which is immediately necessary to sustain the health or well-being of themselves or of someone within curfew area.
(b) Those whose appearance necessarily occurs in the process of leaving a place at which they were temporarily engaged and from which they could not reasonably have planned their departure so as to avoid appearing during the period during which the curfew was applicable.
(D) Possession and transfer of dangerous weapons or substances.
(1) No person shall possess any dangerous weapons or substances unless they remain in a place of storage on his premises, or, if they cannot be readily stored on his premises, unless they remain in a customary place of storage not readily available to the possessor. No person may transport or sell or otherwise transfer any dangerous weapons or substances.
(2) I find it necessary to the protection of the public health, safety, and welfare to exempt from these restrictions the following classes of people in the circumstances indicated:
(a) Police officers may possess any weapon necessary to carry out their duties when on active duty.
(b) Anyone may possess gasoline when the gasoline is in the tank of a car in his possession.
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(E) Access to restricted areas.
(1) I direct the Chief of Police and his subordinates to restrict or deny access to any area, location, or street where a restriction is necessary in order to help overcome this emergency or to prevent the emergency from worsening. These restrictions on access shall be indicated by means of barricades, posted notices, or orders to anyone in the area.
(2) No person shall obtain access or attempt to obtain access to any area, location, or street to which the Chief of Police and his subordinates have restricted access according to the directions I have just given to them.
III. “Anyone violating any restriction imposed by this proclamation or under its authority violates city ordinance and is guilty of a misdemeanor.
IV. “This proclamation shall take effect immediately.
Hour and Date
“SEAL OF THE CITY”
(Ord. passed 5-6-68) (Am. '76 Code, § 3-3002)