Village of Saukville, WI
Ozaukee County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Saukville 12-17-1985 by Ord. No. 389 as Secs. 3.10 to 3.15 of the 1985 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
The preparation for and carrying out of all emergency functions other than functions for which the military forces are primarily responsible, to minimize injury and damage resulting from disaster caused by enemy attack, sabotage or other hostile action or by fire, flood or other natural causes.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
See § 35-2 of this Code.
In preparing and executing the emergency management plan, the Director shall utilize the services, equipment, supplies and facilities of the existing departments and agencies of the village to the maximum extent practicable. When the Village Board has approved the plan, all municipal agencies and departments of the village shall perform the duties and functions assigned by the approved plan.
The Emergency Management Organization shall take action in accordance with the emergency management plan only after the declaration of an emergency and issuance of official disaster warnings. Declaration of emergency shall be made by the Governor, the Village Board, Village President or, in his absence, the Director. Such state of emergency shall continue until terminated by the issuing authority, provided that any declaration not issued by the Governor may be terminated by the Village Board.
Whenever necessary to meet an emergency for which adequate regulations have not been adopted by the Village Board, the Village President and, in his absence, the Emergency Management Director may proclaim, promulgate and enforce orders, rules and regulations relating to the conduct of persons and the use of property which are necessary to protect the public peace, health and safety, and preserve lives and property and to ensure cooperation in emergency management activities. Such proclamations shall be posted in two public places and may be rescinded by resolution of the Village Board.
No person shall willfully obstruct, hinder or delay any member of the Emergency Management Organization in the enforcement of any order, rule, regulation or plan issued pursuant to this chapter, or violate any order, rule, regulation or plan issued pursuant to the authority contained in this chapter. Any person who shall violate any provision of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a penalty as provided in § 1-19 of this Code.