During a declared emergency, the Emergency Manager shall have authority to exercise, within the area designated in the proclamation, all plenary powers vested in the city by the State Constitution, City Charter and city ordinances in order to reduce the vulnerability of the city to loss of life, injury to persons or property and human suffering and financial loss resulting from emergencies, and to provide for recovery and relief assistance for the victims of emergencies.
(Ord. 213, passed 11-6-2003)