A.   There is hereby established an Emergency Management Department under the executive branch of the Municipal government, which shall consist of an Emergency Management Director and an Emergency Management Advisory Committee.
   B.   The purpose of said department shall be to be prepared for, and function in the event of, emergencies endangering the lives and property of the people of the City, and to perform all functions necessary and incident to the protection of the lives, health and property of the citizens of said community. (2007 Code § 1-35; amd. 2019 Code)