March 30, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2020
Stirling-Rawdon, ON – At 1:00 p.m. on March 30, 2020, Mayor Bob Mullin declared a State of Emergency for the Township of Stirling-Rawdon. The declaration of an emergency under s. 4. (1) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act provides the Township with all options available to protect the health and safety of individuals and families living in Stirling-Rawdon.
“Mayor Mullin stated that having conferred with my fellow Councillors and our senior leadership team, it is my opinion that it is necessary for me as the Mayor to make this declaration at this time. This declaration is in support of the declaration made by the Province of Ontario on March 17th, 2020 and the County of Hastings on March 26, 2020.”
This declaration implements the emergency plan of the municipality and will help protect the health, safety, well-being and property of residents. This declaration of a State of Emergency is effective immediately and will remain in effect until further notice.
The Township of Stirling-Rawdon Emergency Operations Control Group met today and fully support Mayor Mullin in the declaration as we all need to be taking proactive measures to help flatten the curve on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please, when possible stay home, stay safe and stay healthy, and please continue to monitor our website www.stirlng-rawdon.com and our Facebook page for further updates.
Mayor Bob Mullin
Township of Stirling-Rawdon