Proclamation on the Death of Former Police Chief Michael Knapp
As a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding service of Michael Knapp, former police chief of the City of Ferndale who was fatally injured in the line of duty while serving the City of Lynden, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the City of Ferndale and the laws of the United States of America, that until the date of his internment, the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at city hall and all public buildings and grounds.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this seventh day of November, in the year two thousand nineteen.
Mayor Jon Mutchler, City of Ferndale
UPDATE: Prior to issuing this proclamation, the City sought, and received, authorization from the Governor for this action. It was granted on the condition the mayor make a proclamation.