PROCLAMATION OF LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY
JOSEPH M. DeSTEFANO, MAYOR
CITY OF MIDDLETOWN, NEW YORK

Pursuant to Section 24 of the New York Executive Law and in accordance with the Code and Charter of the City of Middletown, New York, I, Joseph M. DeStefano, Mayor of the City of Middletown, New York, make the following findings and orders in response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, also known as the Coronavirus, in New York State and particularly in Orange County:

WHEREAS, I issued a Proclamation of Local State of Emergency, effective March 16, 2020, based upon findings and conditions which are hereby fully incorporated into this Proclamation as if fully set forth herein, and

WHEREAS, I extended said Proclamation on April 3, 2020 to be effective until May 2, 2020, and

WHEREAS, I extended said Proclamation on April 30, 2020 to be effective until May 15, 2020, and

WHEREAS, the findings and conditions that led to the issuance and extensions of such Proclamation have continued.

NOW, THEREFORE, based upon the above findings and in accordance with applicable local and State law, I, Joseph M. DeStefano, Mayor of the City of Middletown, New York, have promulgated the following local emergency orders to protect life and health and to bring the emergency situation under control:

1. The state of local emergency due to the virus as set forth above shall continue to be in effect commencing 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2020 and shall terminate on May 30, 2020, unless rescinded on an earlier date by me.

2. All of the orders and directives set forth in my initial Proclamation, effective March 16, 2020, and as amended by my Proclamations of April 3, 2020 and April 30, 2020, are hereby renewed and re-issued as if fully incorporated herein.

3. A person who shall violate any provision of this Proclamation, including provisions carried over from my initial and amended Proclamations, or who violates any currently effective provision of any executive order or proclamation issued by the Governor of the State of New York between March 1, 2020 and May 30, 2020, shall be guilty, upon conviction, of an offense punishable by a fine not less than $250 nor more than $1,000 or by imprisonment for a period not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

 Promulgated this 14th day of May, 2020, at Middletown, New York.

Joseph M. DeStefano

Mayor