[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Lower by Ord. No. 88-6 (Sec. 2A-14 of the 1975 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Administration of government — See Ch. 3.
Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. App. A:9-41, the Township of Lower does hereby create a Local Defense/Emergency Management Council which shall establish an adequate organization to assist in supervising and conducting the civil defense and disaster control activities of the Township. The Local Defense/Emergency Management Council shall assist the Township of Lower in establishing the various local volunteer agencies needed to meet the requirements of all local civilian defense and disaster control activities in accordance with the rules and regulations established by the Governor of the State of New Jersey.
The Local Defense/Emergency Management Council shall be composed of seven members who shall be appointed by the Township Manager and shall hold office at the will and pleasure of the Township Manager. The Emergency Management Director shall be a member and shall serve as Chairman of the Local Defense/Emergency Management Council. At least one of the seven members of the Local Defense/Emergency Management Council shall represent each of the following five groups:
Police, fire, emergency management, first-aid, health, environmental, hospital or public works.
Broadcast or print medias.
Owners/operators of facilities subject to the requirements of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA Title III).
It shall be lawful for the members of the Local Defense/Emergency Management Council to also be members of other agencies created because of any emergency.