For the purpose of this chapter, certain words and phrases used herein are defined as follows:
COORDINATOR. The Genesee County Emergency Management Coordinator.
COUNCIL. The City Council of the City of Flint.
DISASTER. An occurrence or threat of widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property resulting from a natural or human-made cause, including, but not limited to, fire, flood, snowstorm, ice storm, tornado, windstorm, wave action, oil spill, water contamination, utility failure, hazardous peacetime radiological incident, major transportation accident, hazardous materials incident, epidemic, air contamination, blight, drought, infestation, explosion, or hostile military action or paramilitary action, or similar occurrences resulting from terrorist activities, riots or civil disorders.
DISTRICT COORDINATOR. The State Police District Emergency Management Coordinator or his/her authorized representative.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT. This term shall have a broad meaning to include preparation for, and relief from, the effects of natural and manmade disaster as defined herein, and to include civil emergency services.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FORCES. All disaster relief forces, all agencies of the municipal government, private and volunteer personnel, public officers and employees, and all other persons or groups of persons having duties or responsibilities under this ordinance or pursuant to lawful order or directive authorized by this ordinance.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT VOLUNTEER. Any person duly registered and appointed by the Coordinator and assigned to participate in the emergency services activity.
EMERGENCY OPERATIONS OFFICER. The City of Flint Fire Chief or his/her designee.
EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLAN. The Emergency Operations Plan, jointly developed by the City of Flint and Genesee County which has been prepared under § 14-18 hereof to coordinate disaster response and recovery with the City of Flint. The City of Flint/Genesee County Emergency Operations Plan for the purposes of establishing eligibility for State disaster contingency fund allocations and any other funds available.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS LIAISON. The City of Flint Fire Department officer who shall act as the Deputy Coordinator to provide coordination of City resources and response personnel with the Genesee County Emergency Management Coordinator and the City of Flint’s Emergency Operations Officer.
LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY. A proclamation or declaration that activates the response and recovery aspects of any and all applicable local or interjurisdictional emergency operations plans and authorizes the furnishing of aid, assistance and directives under those plans.
MAYOR. The chief elected official of the City of Flint.
STATE OF DISASTER. An executive order or proclamation that activates the disaster response and recovery aspects of the State, local and interjurisdictional emergency operations plans applicable to the counties or municipalities affected.
STATE OF EMERGENCY. An executive order or proclamation that activates the emergency response and recovery aspects of the State, local and interjurisdictional emergency operations plans applicable to the counties or municipalities affected.
(Ord. 3176, passed 8-10-1991)