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DR 12-28 Amending Proclamation DR 11-23, Dated May 2, 2011, to Authorize Funds from the Governor's Disaster Fund, under the Public Assistance Program, in the Amount of $1,000,000.00, to be Used by the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management to Offset

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DR 12-28
TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS COME - GREETINGS:


WHEREAS: Flooding, severe storms, and tornadoes that began on April 14, 2011, and continued, caused great damage to private property and public facilities in various jurisdictions in Arkansas; and

WHEREAS: Adverse circumstances have been brought to bear upon the citizens and public properties within these jurisdictions; and

WHEREAS: These political subdivisions require supplemental assistance from the State to recover from these losses;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, MIKE BEEBE, Governor of the State of Arkansas, acting under the authority vested in me by Ark. Code Ann. §§ 12-75-101, et seq., do hereby amend proclamation DR 11-23, dated May 2, 2011, to authorize funds from the Governor’s Disaster Fund, under the Public Assistance Program, in the amount of $1,000,000.00. These funds will be used to offset the non-federal share of FEMA-1975-DR-AR.

FURTHERMORE, I hereby invoke emergency executive powers vested in me by Ark. Code Ann. §§ 12-75-101, et seq., as amended, and suspend the provisions of regulating statutes prescribing procedures for conduct of the State Office of Purchasing, the Arkansas Building Authority, the State Office of Personnel Management, and all other State departments and agencies to render maximum assistance to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management relative to any potential impediment to the rapid and orderly rendering of assistance to political subdivisions.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Arkansas to be affixed this 11th day of December, in the year of our Lord 2012.