(A)   The Board of Trustees may, on recommendation of the Municipal Director of Civil Defense, authorize any purchase or contracts necessary to place the municipality in a position to combat effectively any disaster resulting from the explosion of nuclear or other bomb or missile, and to protect the public health and safety, protect property and provide emergency assistance to victims in the case of the disaster, or from natural disaster.
   (B)   In the event of enemy caused or natural disaster, the Municipal Director of Civil Defense is authorized, on behalf of the municipality, to procure those services, supplies, equipment or material as may be necessary for such purposes, in view of the exigency, without regard to the statutory procedures or formalities normally prescribed by law pertaining to municipal contracts or obligations, as authorized by “The Illinois Civil Defense Act of 1951”, provided that, if the Board of Trustees meets at such time, he or she shall act subject to the directions and restrictions imposed by that body.
(Ord. 243, passed 1-27-1958)