§ 33.22  PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS; GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE POWERS AND DUTIES; TESTS OF EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLAN.
   (A)   In time of normal county operations, powers and duties of the Principal Executive Officer pertaining to emergency management shall be:
      (1)   Seeking the advice and input of the Director as to the advisability of declaring a local disaster emergency; and
      (2)   Declaring, pursuant to I.C. 10-14-3-29, a local disaster emergency; and
      (3)   Declaring, pursuant to I.C. 10-15-3-29.5, a local travel advisory.
   (B)   In time of normal county operations, powers and duties of the County Board of Commissioners pertaining to emergency management shall be:
      (1)   Maintaining general supervision over the planning and administration for the Department;
      (2)   Adoption of the Plan;
      (3)   Coordinating emergency management activities consistent with the Plan;
      (4)   Making assignments of county personnel to emergency management activities consistent with the Plan;
      (5)   Making assignments of county personnel to emergency management duties in order to meet situations not covered in the normal duties and powers of the agencies consistent with the Plan;
      (6)   Taking all necessary action in coordination with the Department to conduct tests of the Plan; and
      (7)   Educating themselves as to their responsibilities under the Plan.
   (C)   Emergency management tests may be conducted at any time with or without prior notification to persons other than the Director.  All emergency tests conducted within the boundaries of the county shall be coordinated with the Department.
(Ord. 124-2000, passed 10-10-2000; Am. Ord. 27-13, passed 5-14-2013)