A.   The village president may, on recommendation of the village coordinator of ESDA, authorize any purchase or contracts necessary to place the village in a position to combat effectively any disaster resulting from the explosion of any nuclear or other bomb or missile, and to protect the public health, safety and property and provide emergency assistance to victims in the case of such disaster, or from manmade or natural disaster. (1983 Code § 2-4-6)
   B.   In the event of enemy caused or other disaster, the village coordinator of ESDA is authorized on behalf of the village to procure such services, supplies, equipment or material as may be necessary to combat effectively any such disaster and to protect the public health, safety and property and to provide emergency assistance to victims, without regard to the statutory procedures or formalities normally prescribed by law pertaining to village contracts or obligations, all as authorized by the state EMA act; provided, that the village coordinator shall act subject to the directions and restrictions of the village president and board of trustees if said president and members of said board of trustees are available and capable of immediate action such as is necessary to meet such emergency. (1983 Code § 2-4-6; amd. 2011 Code)