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A. There is hereby created an emergency management agency 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 manmade disaster, in accordance with the Illinois emergency management agency act 1 . (1984 Code § 2-2-1; amd. 2010 Code)
B. The agency will supersede any civil defense or ESDA agency heretofore authorized, and shall be known as the Sherman emergency management agency (hereinafter EMA).
C. The Sherman EMA shall consist of the coordinator and other such technical, clerical and administrative personnel as may be selected by the coordinator and may make such expenditures within their appropriation therefor as may be necessary to carry out the purpose of this chapter.
D. The Sherman 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 board of trustees, any contiguous area which may decide to contract with the Sherman EMA for emergency services and disaster assistance. (1984 Code § 2-2-3; amd. 2010 Code)
1. 20 ILCS 3305/1 et seq.