[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of North Versailles 7-21-1980 by Ord. No. 785 (Ch. 1, Part 3A, of the 1987 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 7-20-1987 by Ord. No. 854]
There is hereby created an Emergency Management Board of North Versailles Township to be composed of five residents of the Township to serve at the will of the Board of Commissioners of North Versailles Township. All of said persons shall serve without pay and shall be appointed by simple resolution of the Board of Township Commissioners. From among the five, the resolution will designate a Chairman or Director of the Board and a Secretary of the Board. The Chairman shall be responsible for establishing meeting dates and supervising the work of the Management Board. The Secretary will record all minutes, resolutions, correspondence and the functions of the Board.
The duty of the Board shall be to see to the compliance with the statute referred to hereinabove and further to do the following:
Prepare and maintain an emergency management plan for the Township;
Equip and provide for an emergency operations center or centers;
Organize, prepare and coordinate all available resources in an emergency;
Provide and see to the training and exercise of personnel to insure prompt, efficient and effective disaster emergency services;
Recommend the adopting of mutual aid agreements with adjacent political subdivisions for reciprocal emergency assistance;
Organize and coordinate all locally available manpower, government materials and supplies;
Adopt and implement precautionary measures to mitigate the effects of any anticipated disasters;
Recommend the adoption of such rules and regulations pursuant to the statute as will be deemed to be appropriate under the circumstances and to see to the execution and enforcement thereof;
Cooperate and coordinate with all public and private agencies to achieve the purposes of this chapter;
Maintain all rules, regulations and orders of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, County of Allegheny and federal government pertaining to emergency situations;
Provide prompt and accurate information regarding emergencies and conditions regarding any local disasters;
Provide periodic reports to the Township Board of Commissioners regarding progress, proceedings, planning, education and training of all personnel.
Editor's Note: So in original; may refer to statute cited in the preamble of Ord. No. 785.
All functions of this Board shall be subject to the absolute control and regulation of the Township Board of Commissioners. All agreements, regulations, rules, contracts, functions and expenses must first be submitted to the Township Board of Commissioners of the Township of North Versailles for ultimate adoption and approval before the same may have legal import and effect.