THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
BOROUGH OF YEADON DELAWARE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
STATE OF EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION NO. 2020-02
WHEREAS, protests and riots have erupted across the country in response to the recent death of George Floyd, a Black man in Minneapolis who died after one or more white police officers knelt on his neck, the latest in a long line of the deaths of Black men and women that have spurred protests across our nation; and
WHEREAS, peaceful demonstrations began and subsequently escalated, by some persons, to include actions of vandalism, property damage, rioting, and/or looting in Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Delaware Counties; and
WHEREAS, the Borough remains subject to a State and Borough Declaration of Emergency related to the 2019 novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19; and
WHEREAS, on this day, the imposition of a curfew became necessary to protect the Borough and its residents from severe endangerment and harm to their health, safety and property; and
NOW THEREFORE, this 1st day of June, pursuant to the relevant sections of the Emergency Management Code and the Pennsylvania Borough Code; I do hereby declare a state of emergency within the Borough of Yeadon.
As the Mayor of the Borough of Yeadon, I do hereby order a Borough wide curfew limiting the hours when persons may go upon or travel the public streets as follows (collectively “Curfew Hours”):
From June 1, 2020 at 9:00 p.m. until June 2, 2020 at 5:00 a.m. and continuing each day until further Order.
FURTHER, During these Curfew Hours only persons that must leave their home to work at essential businesses, or to seek medical attention or the assistance of law enforcement and must go upon or travel the public streets to do so shall be permitted upon such public streets in the Borough of Yeadon.
FURTHER, his Order shall remain in effect until June 6, 2020 unless rescinded, superseded, or amended by further Order. Failure to comply with this Order shall result in orders to disburse, and the imposition of penalties, fines, other remedies as provided for by law.
FURTHER, I authorize the Yeadon Borough Police Department to enforce this Emergency Proclamation.
STILL FURTHER, this EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION shall be in full force and effect for seven (7) days unless extended by Council.
MAYOR OF THE BOROUGH OF YEADON
The Honorable Rohan Hepkins