WHEREAS, I have been advised by the State Director, State Emergency Management Agency, Office of the Adjutant General, that a natural disaster of major proportions has occurred in the city and county of Missouri specified herein; that injury to persons and damage to and loss of property is imminent as the result of severe winds and tornadoes that occurred December 2, 1982, and that the safety and welfare of the inhabitants of the city and county specified herein requires an invocation of the provisions of Section 44.100, RSMo 1978;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, KENNETH J. ROTHMAN, ACTING AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, by virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 44.100, RSMo 1978, do hereby declare that a state of emergency exists in the following city and county of Missouri: St. Charles City and St. Charles County and that this city and county are hereby declared to be a disaster area, and do hereby authorize that the approved Missouri Comprehensive Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief Plan be activated and do further authorize the use of such agencies, personnel, and equipment of the State as may be necessary for the preservation of life, property, and the restoration of public facilities in the above mentioned city and county.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Missouri, in the City of Jefferson, this 3rd day of December, 1982.
[Kenneth J. Rothman's signature]
ACTING AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
[James Kirkpatrick's signature]
SECRETARY OF STATE