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P-2020-002 Public Order Bluff Trail Closure 2020-03-30 (RESCINDED)PUBLIC ORDER NO. P-2020-002 A PUBLIC ORDER OF THE DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY SERVICES OF THE CITY OF PISMO BEACH, CALIFORNIA RELATING TO THE CLOSURE OF THE BLUFF TRAIL WHEREAS, Chapter 2.32 of the City of Pismo Beach Municipal Code provides that in the event of the proclamation of a state of emergency by the Governor, the City Director of Emergency Services is empowered to make and issue rules and regulations on matters reasonably related to the protection of life and property as affected by such emergency, provided, however, such rules and regulations must be confirmed at the earliest practicable time by the City Council; and WHEREAS, the Director of Emergency Services of the City of Pismo Beach does hereby find• 1. That conditions of peril to the safety of persons and property have arisen within the city of Pismo Beach, due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19); and 2. On March 4, 2020, the Governor of the State of California declared a state of emergency due to conditions caused by COVID-19; and 3. On March 13, 2020, the Director of Emergency Services for the County of San Luis Obispo declared a state of emergency due to conditions caused by COVID-19; and 4. On March 13, 2020, the President of the United States declared a state of emergency due to conditions caused by COVID-19; and 5. On March 16, 2020, the City Council of the City of Pismo Beach declared a state of emergency within the city of Pismo Beach due to conditions caused by COVID- 19; and 6. That due to members of the public failing to heed the "safer at home" and social distancing requirements of the County of San Luis Obispo's Local Emergency Order and Regulation No. 4, access to the recreational trail adjacent to Bluff Drive and the parking lot adjacent to such trail must be closed; and 7. That the City Council of the City of Pismo Beach is not in session and cannot immediately be called into session. NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED by the Director of Emergency Services of the City of Pismo Beach that the recreational trail adjacent to Bluff Drive, and the parking lot adjacent to such trail, shall be closed to the public until further order of the Director of Emergency Services or action of the City Council, or until the lifting of social distancing requirements under the County Local Emergency Order and Regulation No. 4, whichever event occurs first. BE IT FURTHER ORDERED that that City staff is directed to take such action as is deemed necessary to ensure posting of these restrictions at each of the above -referenced locations. PAGE 1 OF 2 P-2020-002 Dated:/lylarchJO, 2020 James is Directo f Emergency Services/City Manager PAGE 2 OF 2 P-2020-002