Gov. Perry Issues Disaster Proclamation for Tropical Storm Hermine
TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME:
I, RICK PERRY, Governor of Texas, do hereby certify that Tropical Storm Hermine has caused a disaster in the counties of Bastrop, Bee, Bell, Bexar, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Cameron, Collin, Comal, Coryell, Dallas, DeWitt, Ellis, Fannin, Fayette, Gonzales, Grayson, Guadalupe, Hays, Hill, Hunt, Jim Wells, Johnson, Karnes, Kaufman, Kendall, Kenedy, Kleberg, Lavaca, Live Oak, McLennan, Medina, Navarro, Nueces, Rockwall, Tarrant, Travis, Willacy and Williamson beginning September 6, 2010, and continuing.
THEREFORE, in accordance with the authority vested in me by Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code, I do hereby declare a state of disaster in the counties listed above based on the existence of such a threat, and direct that all necessary measures, both public and private, as authorized under Section 418.017 of the code be implemented to meet that threat.
As provided in Section 418.016 of the code, all rules and regulations that may inhibit or prevent prompt response to this threat are suspended for the duration of the incident.
In accordance with the statutory requirements, copies of this proclamation shall be filed with the applicable authorities.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto signed my name and have officially caused the Seal of State to be affixed at my Office in the City of Austin, Texas, this the 9th day of September, 2010.
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