Burn Ban Lifted - ADDENDUM 1 TO THIRD AMENDED EMERGENCY ORDER
On March 28, 2020, Mayor Kimberly Stiebig issued the Third Amended Emergency Order, which became effective immediately at 11 :59 p.m. on March 28, 2020.
The following Orders are hereby incorporated into Mayor Kimberly Stiebig's Third Amended Emergency Order:
WHEREAS, I previously ordered that outdoor burning, with exceptions, was prohibited, within the corporate limits of the City of Vidor, Texas;
WHEREAS, I desire to rescind the ban on outdoor burning, with certain provisions;
NOW, THEREFORE I, KIMBERLY STIEBIG, MAYOR OF THE CITY OF VIDOR, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY VESTED BY THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE, CHAPTER 418, AND IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 HEREBY FURTHER ORDER:
I rescind the ban on outdoor burning within the corporate limits of the City of Vidor, Texas, provided that those who are conducting the burns can do so safely and with proper equipment and water on hand to prevent the fire from spreading out of control.
The penalty for violating any portion of these Emergency Orders shall be punishable by a fine that does not exceed $1,000.00 or confinement in jail for a period that does not exceed eighteen (18) months.
This addendum to Mayor Kimberly Stiebig's Third Amended Emergency Order shall take effect immediately upon issuance, be enforced as if incorporated fully into that Third Amended Emergency Order and shall remain in effect until amended or terminated.