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Posted on: April 29, 2021



Anyone in Shelby County age 16+ can now get a COVID vaccine. Faith Baptist Church Bartlett, 3755 N. Germantown Pkwy.,  is one of the sites and is now offering the shots with no appointment necessary Wednesday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  They are offering the Pfizer vaccine for either the first or second dose.  500 doses are available each day on a first-come; first-served basis.


Bartlett Civil Emergency Executive Order 17-2021 EXTENDING LIMITED LOCAL SOE dated 04-29-21


WHEREAS, on April 27, 2021 the Governor for the State of Tennessee issued Executive Order No. 80, declaring a continuing limited state of emergency while recognizing that, as a result of infrastructure advancements, vaccine availability, and public awareness of best practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Tennessee citizens and businesses are empowered to responsibly confront and manage the risks of COVID-19, and


WHEREAS, pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated § 58-2-110(3)(A)(v), the duration of a state of emergency declared locally is limited to seven (7) days and may be extended as necessary, in seven-day increments; and


          NOW THEREFORE, I, A. Keith McDonald, Mayor of the City of Bartlett, Tennessee by virtue of the executive and administrative authority vested in me by Tennessee Code Annotated, § 58-8-104, Art. V, § 2 of the Charter of the City of Bartlett, and § 1-201 et seq of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Bartlett, do hereby Declare a limited State of Emergency continues to exist as it relates to COVID-19 and the response to COVID-19 (“Emergency”), and invoke authority granted by Tennessee Code Annotated §§ 38-9-103, 38-9-104, 58-2-110 and 58-2-104, Art. V, § 2 of the Charter of the City of Bartlett, and § 1-201 et seq of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Bartlett and all other applicable law. By virtue of the power and authority vested in me, I do hereby direct and order the following:


1.     The duration of the limited state of emergency will continue through May 6, 2021 or until rescinded, but shall be limited to seven (7) days unless it is necessary by Executive Order for additional seven (7) day increments as permitted by law.


2.     The City and its departments and agencies are authorized to seek any and all necessary federal and state funding to facilitate the response to the Emergency.


3.     The City of Bartlett, as necessary, shall take all actions set forth in Tennessee Code Annotated § 58-2-110(3) during the course of the state of emergency.


4.     A determination that any provision of this Order is invalid will not affect the enforceability of any other provision of this Order. The remaining provisions shall remain in fill force and effect. Any invalid provision will be modified to the extent necessary for enforceability.


5.     Upon signature, this Order shall become effective on April 30, 2021.

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