2017 Vermont Statutes
Title 3 Appendix - Executive Orders
Chapter 20 - Internal Security And Public Safety
App 20-41 (No. 11-11) [State of Emergency, Call-Out of Guard
Executive Order No. 20-41
[State of Emergency, Call-Out of Guard]
As of August 27, 2011, a state of emergency exists within the State. In particular, Vermont faces the imminent likelihood of extremely high winds, excessive rain and flooding from Hurricane Irene and related storms, with the likelihood of widespread damage. The State of Vermont, through its various agencies, is taking steps to prepare for the anticipated storm.
Accordingly, I, Peter Shumlin, pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Vermont Constitution, Chapter II, Section 20 and 20 V.S.A. sections 9, 601 and 603, do hereby order as follows:
1. I declare a state of emergency for the State of Vermont;
2. I hereby call out the National Guard of the State of Vermont;
3. I authorize and direct the Adjutant General of the State of Vermont to take all appropriate steps to alleviate hardship and suffering of citizens and communities throughout Vermont that are impacted by the hurricane and associated storms;
4. I hereby authorize and direct the Adjutant General to call into Active State Service, as he may deem appropriate to carry out the purpose of this Order, any and all units of the National Guard of the State of Vermont to serve for an indefinite period and until relieved by proper authority.
Dated August 27, 2011.
ADDENDUM TO EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 11-11
[Terminating Guard Call-Out]
WHEREAS, pursuant to Executive Order No. 11-11, the National Guard of the State of Vermont has provided services in support of the emergency management operations of the State of Vermont in connection with the State of Emergency declared in Executive Order No. 11-11 incident to Tropical Storm Irene; and
WHEREAS, the National Guard of the State of Vermont, having served ably and with distinction in Vermont's time of extraordinary need, has completed its mission;
NOW THEREFORE I, Peter Shumlin, hereby terminate the call-out of the Vermont National Guard and the provisions of Executive Order No. 11-11 relative thereto effective this 23rd day of November, 2011.
Dated November 23, 2011.