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Saturday, June 14, 2008

City of Iowa City issues curfew

City of Iowa City Mayor Regenia D. Bailey has issued a curfew restricting anyone except those authorized by law enforcement from being within 100 yards (the length of a football field) of any area affected by the flood between 8:30 p.m. and 6 a.m. until further notice. The language of the curfew proclamation follows:
Pursuant to the powers vested in me as Mayor under Section 372.14 of the Iowa Code, Section 8-1-2 of the City Code of Iowa City and the Mayor’s Proclamation of Civil Emergency signed June 12, 2008, I deem it advisable that a curfew be put in place in the City of Iowa City as follows.

I hereby ORDER that effective immediately between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. no persons, other than those authorized by law enforcement, shall be within 100 yards (e.g. football field) of any area affected by flood.

I further ORDER that the Iowa City Police Department is authorized to enforce said curfew.

This curfew proclamation shall remain in effect until withdrawn or modified by me.

Issued this 14th day of June, 2008.

By: _________________________________
Regenia D. Bailey
Mayor, City of Iowa City

Attest: ______________________________
Marian K. Karr
City Clerk