WHEREAS, the severe weather that began on March 11, 2019, created a condition of distress and hazards to the safety and welfare of the citizens of the State of Missouri beyond the capabilities of some local jurisdictions and other established agencies; and
WHEREAS, Executive Order 19-05 was issued on March 21, 2019, declaring a State of Emergency within the State of Missouri; and
WHEREAS, Executive Order 19-06 was issued on March 28, 2019, authorizing the Director of the Department of Natural Resources to waive or suspend temporarily the operation of statutory or administrative rules or regulations in order to expedite the cleanup and recovery process; and
WHEREAS, Executive Order 19-06 was set to expire on April 30, 2019, unless extended in whole or in part; and
WHEREAS, Executive Order 19-07 was issued on April 30, 2019, extending Executive Order 19-06 through June 30, 2019, for the purpose of continuing cleanup efforts; and
WHEREAS, several communities in the state continue to clear debris resulting from the severe weather.
NOW THEREFORE, I, MICHAEL L. PARSON, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and Laws of the State of Missouri, do hereby extend Executive Order 19-06 through August 31, 2019, for the purpose of continuing cleanup efforts in affected Missouri communities.
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, on this 13th day of June, 2019.
[Michael L. Parson's signature]
Michael L. Parson
[Jay Ashcroft's signature]
John R. Ashcroft
Secretary of State