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News Release
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Houston City Council to Consider Emergency Items during Wednesday's Council Meeting

HOUSTON - Because of substantial flooding, other severe weather, and hazardous conditions (including numerous street and highway closures) caused by Hurricane Harvey, an emergency, urgent public necessity, and imminent threat to public health and safety exists requiring immediate action of the City Council of the City of Houston. Special Emergency Items to be considered by the City Council of the City of Houston at the City Council meeting to be held WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. in Room 360, at the George R. Brown Convention Center, located at 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, Texas, for the purpose of considering the following three items:

(A)ORDINANCE authorizing the Mayor of Houston to extend or continue a proclamation of a local state of disaster for the City of Houston beyond the seven-day period after the proclamation was issued; making certain findings related thereto; and declaring an emergency.

(B)ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2015-509 to rename the "2015 Flood Disaster and Recovery Fund" to the "Disaster Recovery Fund" (the "Fund"); modifying the sources and uses of the funds therein to aid in disaster relief and recovery; making various findings and provisions related thereto; and declaring an emergency.

(C)ORDINANCE appropriating the sum of $20,000,000 out of the Budget Stabilization Fund, transferring that sum to the Disaster Recovery Fund, and authorizing expenditures related to Hurricane Harvey and recovery for the City of Houston; declaring the City’s intent to seek reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other eligible sources for such expenditures; containing provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency.




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