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Berwick mayor plans meeting to declare public emergency

Mayor Duval Arthur and the Berwick Town Council will meet at 9 a.m. Friday to declare an emergency as a result of Tropical Storm Barry.

The declaration will stem from "a public emergency affecting life, health, property or public safety."

The purpose is to take all action needed to deal with the emergency and "to secure all funds from parish, state and federal governments and agencies."

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