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(A) There is hereby created an agency of the village to be known as the Village Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to prevent, minimize, repair and alleviate injury or damage resulting from disaster caused by enemy attack, sabotage or other hostile action, or from natural or a human-made disaster, in accordance with the State Emergency Management Act.
(B) The Village EMA created pursuant to this chapter supersedes any civil defense agency or emergency service and disaster agency heretofore created by the village, including the Village ESDA heretofore existing, the powers, functions, personnel and assets of which are hereby transferred to the Village EMA created hereby.
(C) The Village EMA shall consist of the Coordinator, Deputy Coordinator, Assistant Coordinators and other such technical, clerical and other administrative personnel as may be selected by the coordinator with the approval of the Village President or Village Administrator, and may make such expenditures within their appropriation therefore as may be necessary to carry out the purpose of this chapter.
(D) The Village EMA shall have jurisdiction over and serve the entire village, village property not located within the corporate limits of the village, and with the approval of the Village Board of Trustees, any other area which may decide to contract with the village for emergency management assistance.
(E) The Village Fire Department, by agreement with the village, shall perform the duties of the Village EMA and the Coordinator, Deputy Coordinators and Assistant Coordinators shall be comprised of active members of Village Fire Department.
(Prior Code, § 35.003) (Ord. 2010-037, passed 12-6-2010; Ord. 2011-013, passed 6-20-2011)