[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of El Paso 1978 by Ord. No. 512 (Ch. 2.48 of the 1979 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Mayor is designated as the City liaison officer for the purpose of facilitating the cooperation and protection of the City in the work of disaster prevention, preparedness, response and recovery.
The Mayor is authorized and directed to do and perform those acts and duties required by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act (20 ILCS 3305/1 et seq., as amended).
[Amended 1982 by Ord. No. 569]
The Civil Defense Committee is authorized and directed to conduct a determination of the emergency services and disaster needs, to identify agencies to be included in an emergency services and disaster plan, and to formulate such a plan. The Civil Defense Committee shall present the plan and any necessary revisions to the Mayor and Council for consideration. The Civil Defense Committee shall then have responsibility for plan implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and revision necessitated over time. The plan shall be supplemented by such mutual aid arrangements as the Committee deems necessary or desirable to meet the requirements, purposes, and intent of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act.