[Ord. No. 3158, 7-26-1988, § 2-26.1; Ord. No. 3351, 3-9-1993, §§ 1, 2.]
There shall be a Local Emergency Planning Council of no more than 15 members, in the discretion of the appointing authority.
[Ord. No. 3158, 7-26-1988, § 2-26.2; Ord No. 3351, 3-9-1993, § 1.]
All members of the Council shall be appointed by the Manager for a term as provided by N.J.S.A. App. A:9-33 et seq. and other law, executive orders, rules and regulations.
[Ord. No. 3158, 7-26-1988, § 2-26.3; Ord. No. 3351, 3-9-1993, § 1.]
The Council shall have such powers and duties and functions prescribed by N.J.S.A. App. A:9-41, by general law, executive order, ordinance and resolution. The Chairman of the Council shall be the Municipal Disaster Control Director.
The Local Emergency Planning Council shall be the designated emergency management control agency or other designated controlling agency under the following laws, regulations and resolutions:
Federal: Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950, as amended; the National Disaster Recovery Act of 1969, as amended; the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief Act of 1974, as amended.
State: Emergency powers of the Governor, N.J.S.A. App. A:9-30 et seq.; the emergency provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:14-26 relating to police and fire protection to other municipalities; Office of Emergency Management Directives Nos. 61, 73, 74, 77, 84, 96, 100, 101, 102, 103 and 104.
County: Resolution No. 86-83, establishing the Bergen County Office of Emergency Management; Ordinance No. 88-25, establishing procedures for management of hazardous materials incidents.