Update: 8:50 a.m. Baldwin County Commission declares state of emergency beginning at 9 a.m. due to Tropical Storm Sally.  Commission will send Gov. Ivey a letter asking for permission to close beaches in Baldwin County.

BALDWIN CO., Ala. (WALA) - The Baldwin County Commission will hold an emergency meeting today, September 14 at 8:30 a.m.

The meeting will be held at Baldwin County Administration Building's County Commission Chambers located at 322 Courthouse Square in Bay Minette.

Purpose for Emergency Special Meeting:

[1] Discuss impending inclement weather conditions which may pose a hazard to the safety and welfare of the general public; and

[2] Consider and/or adopt an instrument declaring a local state of emergency; and

[3] Consider and/or authorize the closure of certain county facilities by direction of the Chairman of the Baldwin County Commission or by adoption of a resolution or other instrument; and

[4] Consider and/or authorize the opening of shelters as necessary; and

[5] Consider and/or adopt a resolution determining a curfew if so advised by the Sheriff of Baldwin County; and

[6] Consider and/or authorize any other actions related to the impending threat of inclement weather conditions; and

[7] Consider and/or authorize the cancellation and/or rescheduling of any Baldwin County Commission meetings if necessary.

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