§ 3.09.025  SUCCESSION.
   A.   Director of Emergency Services.
      1.   The City Manager, as Director of Emergency Services, shall designate the order of succession to that office, in a letter signed by the City Manager and delivered to the City Clerk, and such person(s) designated shall automatically serve as Acting Director of Emergency Services, in the order specified in the letter, until the City Manager is present and able to serve. Such letter may delineate the circumstances and provide the parameters for determining when the City Manager or other successors are absent or unable to perform the duties of the Director of Emergency Services.
      2.   Such persons who serve as Acting Director of Emergency Services shall be employees or officers of the City. An individual serving as Acting Director of Emergency Services shall have the authority and powers of the Director of Emergency Services.
      3.   The City's Emergency Plan may provide additional guidelines to assist City personnel in determining when the City Manager, or his or her successor, is absent or unable to perform the duties of the Director of Emergency Services.
   B.   City Council. In the event of a State of War Emergency, or declaration of a State of Emergency, or Local Emergency, City Council vacancies may be filled and the City Council may be reconstituted using the methods provided in Article 15 of Division 1 of Title 2 of the California Government Code (§§ 8635 et seq.) as amended from time to time and any replacement for that Article if that Article is recodified or renumbered.
(Ord. Ord. No. 2010-004 § 2 (part))