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File #: 21-483    Version: 1 Name: Commercial Eviction Moratorium - RES
Type: Urgency Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 9/7/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Enactment date: 9/7/2021 Enactment #: Ordinance 2021-011
Title: AN URGENCY ORDINANCE of the City of San Leandro City Council Amending Ordinance No. 2020-003 to Change the Termination Date of the Moratorium on Evictions Due to Nonpayment of Rent for Commercial Tenants Where the Failure to Pay Rent is from Income Loss Resulting from the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Sponsors: Tom Liao
Attachments: 1. Ord 2020-003 Urgency Ord Enacting a Temporary Moratorium of Evictions
Related files: 21-482
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AN URGENCY ORDINANCE of the City of San Leandro City Council Amending Ordinance No. 2020-003 to Change the Termination Date of the Moratorium on Evictions Due to Nonpayment of Rent for Commercial Tenants Where the Failure to Pay Rent is from Income Loss Resulting from the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The City Council of the City of San Leandro does FIND as follows:
WHEREAS, a severe outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus named "SARS-CoV-2," and the disease it causes has been named "coronavirus disease 2019," abbreviated COVID-19 ("COVID-19"); and
WHEREAS, on March 1, 2020, the Health Officer of Alameda County declared a public health emergency throughout the County of Alameda due to COVID-19; and

WHEREAS, on March 4, 2020, the Governor of California proclaimed a state of emergency throughout California related to COVID-19; and

WHEREAS, on March 16, 2020, due to an escalating increase in the number of cases in Alameda County, under San Leandro Municipal Code section 3-4-124, the Director of Emergency Services proclaimed a local emergency and a state of emergency related to COVID-19; and
WHEREAS, on March 16, 2020, at its regular meeting the San Leandro City Council ratified the Director of Emergency Services' proclamation of a local emergency and a state of emergency related to COVID-19; and
WHEREAS, on March 16, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-28-20 suspending any provision of state law that would preempt or otherwise restrict a local government's exercise of its police powers to impose substantive limitations on residential or commercial evictions related to COVID-19; and
WHEREAS, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 2020-003 as an urgency ordinance on March 23, 2020 to establish a moratorium on residential and commercial evictions due to nonpayment of rent for tenants where the failure to pay rent is from income loss resulting from COVID-19; and
WHEREAS, on June 11, 2021, the Gover...

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