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(A) The Director of CEMA shall be appointed by the President of the village with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees. The Director shall have a term of office of four years and until his or her successor is appointed and qualified.
(B) The Director shall have direct responsibility for the organization, administration, training of appropriate Village personnel and/or Volunteers and operation of CEMA as prescribed in the Village of Chatham Emergency Operations Plan subject to the direction and control of the Village President. He shall coordinate the activities of all organizations for emergency service and disaster operations within the area served by CEMA and shall maintain liaison and cooperate with the Office of Emergency Management of the County of Sangamon. Unless the Director is made an employee of the village and covered by the village’s insurance carrier, the Director shall be required to carry liability insurance in the amount of $2,000,000, as well as an errors and omissions policy in the amount of $1,000,000. The village shall be named as an additional insured on said insurance policies which must also contain a waiver of subrogation.
(C) In the event of the absence, resignation, death, or inability to serve of the Director, the President of the Village of Chatham, or his or her designee, shall be and act as Director until a new appointment is made as provided in the ordinance.
(Ord. 14-35, passed 7-22-14; Am. Ord. 18-25, passed 5-22-18; Am. Ord. 18-43, passed 7-24-18)