In carrying out the provisions of the Act, the Village may enter into contracts and incur obligations necessary to place it in a position effectively to combat the disaster, to protect the health and safety of persons, to protect property and to provide emergency assistance to victims of those disasters. If a disaster occurs, the Village may exercise the powers vested under the Act in the light of the exigencies of the disaster and, excepting mandatory constitutional requirements, without regard to the procedures and formalities normally prescribed by law pertaining to the performance of public work, entering into contracts, the incurring of obligations, the employment of temporary workers, the rental of equipment, the purchase of supplies and materials, and the appropriation, expenditure and disposition of public funds and property. (Ord. 94-O-08, 3-28-1994)