2-3-1: PURPOSE:
The purpose of this chapter is to create an emergency management organization for the town to be prepared for, and to function in the event of, emergencies endangering the lives and property of the people of such town. The duty of such emergency management organization shall be the protection of the lives and health of the citizens of the town and of property rights, both private and public, and to perform all functions necessary and incidental thereto. (1984 Code § 13-301; amd. 2002 Code; Ord. 1-18-2011, 1-18-2011)