Executive Document

This document was published in the April 15, 2011, issue (Vol. 2011, No. 8) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Governor, Administration: Governor's Executive Order EO/002/2011: Declaring an Agricultural Disaster in Iron and Washington Counties Due to Heavy Rains and Flooding

Issued: March 16, 2011


Declaring an Agricultural Disaster in Iron and Washington Counties Due to Heavy Rains and Flooding

WHEREAS, severe winter storms and heavy rains occurred between the dates of December 20-24, 2010, in and around Washington and Iron Counties;

WHEREAS, the heavy rains caused major flooding in these counties;

WHEREAS, the rains and flooding caused significant damage to agricultural operations in these counties;

WHEREAS, among other damages, farmers and ranchers in these counties lost at least 30% of their crop and forage production;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Gary R. Herbert, Governor of the State of Utah, do hereby declare an Agricultural Disaster for Washington and Iron Counties due to the aforesaid severe winter storms, heavy rains, and flooding in the State of Utah.

IN TESTIMONY, WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Utah on this, the 16th day of March 2011.

(State Seal)

Gary R. Herbert
Governor, State of Utah


Greg S. Bell
Lieutenant Governor, State of Utah


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