Upon notification by the authority as designated in Section 12.08.020 that an
air pollution condition ALERT is in effect, the Mayor shall take the procedure
A. All City departments will
respond to the voluntary actions of the ALERT level as ordered by the Mayor.
B. Tri-Met will be notified
by the Mayor that an air pollution ALERT has been declared.
C. The Mayor will release a
statement to the news media, which statement will contain the following basic
1. Basic information
provided in the press release will be the measurement level, the request for
voluntary restraints by all citizens in the use of motor vehicles within the
traffic control area, a caution to citizens with respiratory ailments, the
possibility of involuntary controls becoming necessary if pollution reaches
warning condition and that the objective is to cut the use of automobiles to ½
present use level until the pollution is relieved.
D. The Mayor will request
DEQ to keep the public informed of pollution levels as information becomes
E. The Mayor will
encourage the news media to cooperate in keeping the public well