(a)   The Emergency Management Coordinator shall be responsible for the administration, planning and coordination of all emergency management activities in the City. The Coordinator shall maintain liaison with County, State and Federal authorities, and the authorities of adjacent and nearby political subdivisions so as to insure the most effective emergency operations.
   (b)   The Coordinator’s duties shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
      (1)   Development of the City of Flint Emergency Operations Plan, and any other appropriate disaster plans, for the immediate use of all of the facilities, equipment, manpower, and other resources of the City for the purpose of minimizing or preventing damage to persons or property; and protecting and restoring to usefulness governmental services and public utilities necessary for the public health, safety, and general welfare.
      (2)   Coordinating the recruitment and training of volunteer personnel and agencies to augment the personnel and facilities of the City for emergency purposes.
      (3)   Through public information programs, educating the population as to actions necessary and required for the protection of persons and property in case of a disaster.
      (4)   Conducting practice alerts and exercises to insure the efficient operation of the City’s emergency organization and to familiarize residents of the City with emergency regulations, procedures, and operations.
      (5)   Coordinating the activity of all other public and private agencies engaged in any emergency or disaster relief programs.
      (6)   Negotiating with owners or persons in control of buildings or other property for the use of such buildings or property for emergency or disaster relief purposes, and designating suitable buildings as public shelters.
      (7)   Establishing and maintaining administrative control over a local radiological defense program, to include emergency management preparations for both peacetime radiation incidents and international wartime disasters.
(Ord. 3176, passed 8-10-1991)
Statutory reference:
   Emergency Management Act, see MCLA 30.401 et seq.