April 20, 2020 10:56 PM
Order on Emergency Action Closing Business Premises & Post-Suspension or Post-Revocation
ORDER ON EMERGENCY ACTION CLOSING BUSINESS PREMISES AND POST-SUSPENSION OR POST-REVOCATION HEARING PURSUANT TO HIALEAH, FLA. CODE §86-56; DELEGATION OF POWERS; MEETING GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES USING
In response to the impending risk to the life, health, safety and welfare posed by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) to our citizenry and pursuant to the authority set forth in Florida Statutes §252.38 and in furtherance of all national, state, county and local emergency orders issued to date;
In order to safeguard the life, health, safety and welfare of the residents of the City of Hialeah; and in an attempt to slow the spread and mitigate the potential impact of Coronavirus Disease;
1. All administrative authority vested in the local business tax administrator or licensing administrator pursuant to Article II, in Chapter 86 of the Hialeah, Fla. Code of Ordinances to take emergency action, order the cessation or closure of business, suspend or revoke business tax receipts for violations of any applicable Emergency or Executive Order issued in response to COVID-19 during the pendency of a declared state of emergency by the President, the Governor of the State, Miami-Dade County Mayor or I, in the City of Hialeah, is hereby delegated to the Chief of Police.
2. The Procedures for Emergency Virtual Hearings before the City Council for the City of Hialeah, Florida upon issuance of a Notice of Suspension or Revocation Pursuant to Hialeah, Fla. code §§86-56 and 86-57 requiring the cessation of business, closure of premises and the suspension or revocation of business tax receipts attached as “Exhibit A” are hereby adopted.
3. These Procedures shall take effect concurrent with the execution of this Order and remain in effect until this Order is rescinded. This Order shall remain in effect for the period of time the City’s declaration of emergency remains in effect.
4. This Emergency Order shall be strictly adhered to at all times while the City’s declaration of emergency remains in effect and enforceable pursuant to Florida law.