[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.
[Ord. No. 3351, 3-9-1993, § 3.]
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.