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Proclamation of Emergency Closures - Waterways

Proclamation of Emergency Closures

WHEREAS, the Parish of Tangipahoa has declared that all Tangipahoa Parish waterways are
closed to all recreational traffic effective 19:00pm CST Monday, 14 September 2020 due to
rising water from Hurricane Sally; and

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Dawson Primes, Tangipahoa Parish Director of Homeland Security and
Emergency Management, do hereby proclaim emergency closures of all waterways within
Tangipahoa Parish to any and all recreational traffic until further notice; and

NOW, THEREFORE, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office as well as the Louisiana Department of
Wildlife and Fisheries will be patrolling these areas and issuing fines to all violators.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand officially and caused to be affixed the seals of
Tangipahoa Parish this the 14th day of September 2020.

View the proclamation here.

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