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3/1/2008 - Mayor Proclaims Disaster Preparedness Month

   Office of the Mayor
Phone: (660) 827-3000
4 p.m. CST, March 5, 2008


March 2008 is Disaster Preparedness Month in Sedalia

(SEDALIA, MISSOURI) : Mayor Bob Wasson and Presiding Commissioner Rusty Kahrs issued a joint proclamation today designating the month of March as Disaster Preparedness Month in Sedalia. 

Text of Proclamation

"WHEREAS: We only have to watch the Weather Channel to know that severe weather has been known to strike at any time in the State of Missouri, especially during springtime; and

WHEREAS: March 2008 has been designated Disaster Preparedness Month, with the week of March 10th through March 14th identified as Severe Weather Awareness Week; and

WHEREAS: The National Weather Service (NWS), SEMA, and the Sedalia-Pettis County Emergency Management Agency wish to promote Severe Weather Awareness Week to all citizens.

NOW, THEREFORE, DO WE, Bob Wasson, Mayor of the City of Sedalia, and Rusty Kahrs, Pettis County Commissioner, proclaim a Statewide Severe Weather Tornado Drill to be held in the City of Sedalia and Pettis County, Missouri at 1:30 pm on March 11, 2008.

We encourage all citizens to actively participate in this event and review home emergency plans during the month of March."


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