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The chairman of the emergency council is hereby empowered to perform the following acts:
A. Serve as the emergency services director of the Tulare operational area.
B. Request the city council of the city of Porterville to proclaim the existence or threatened existence of a local emergency and the termination thereof, if the city council is in session, or to issue such a proclamation if the city council is not in session, subject to confirmation by the city council at the earliest practicable time.
C. Request the mayor to request the governor to proclaim a state of disaster when in the opinion of the chairman the resources of the area are inadequate to cope with the disaster on a local basis. (Ord. 987 § A, 10-6-1970)