Leland Issues Updated State of Emergency Notice

 

STATE OF EMERGENCY NOTICE - UPDATED

Pursuant to N.C.G.S. 166A, I, Brenda Bozeman, Mayor of the Town of Leland, North Carolina, issue a public proclamation declaring to ALL PERSONS, the existence of a State of Emergency effective as of 1:00 p.m. September 10, 2018, and in order to more effectively protect the lives and property of the people within the town, do place in effect the following notices and restrictions:

EVACUATION

A mandatory evacuation will be in effect for residents who live in low-lying and flood-prone areas or substandard or mobile homes, beginning at daylight (7 a.m.) Tuesday.  A voluntary evacuation is issued for all other residents. Shelter information will be available online at https://readync.org.

CURFEW

A town-wide curfew will be in effect from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., starting on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.  The curfew will remain in effect each day thereafter, until such time that the Chief of Police of the Town of Leland, North Carolina lifts the curfew.

RESTRICTIONS ON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

Effective at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, the possession or consumption of ANY alcoholic beverage, including beer, wine, and spirituous liquor other than on one’s own premises is hereby prohibited.

RESTRICTIONS ON POSSESSION, TRANSPORATION, AND TRANSFER OF DANGEROUS WEAPONS AND SUBSTANCES

Effective at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, the transportation or possession, or the sale or purchase of dangerous weapons or substances, while off one’s own premises, is prohibited. This prohibition and restriction does not apply to lawfully possessed firearms or ammunition.