[Ord. No. 1000 § 1, 6-15-1992 (readopted 3-17-2003)]
There is hereby created within and for the territory of the Town of Carrollton an emergency management organization to be known as the Town of Carrollton Emergency Management Agency, which is responsible for the preparation and implementation of emergency functions required to prevent injury and minimize and repair damage due to disasters, to include emergency management of resources and administration of such economic controls as may be needed to provide for the welfare of the people, and emergency activities (excluding functions for which military forces are primarily responsible) in accordance with Chapter 44, Revised Statutes of Missouri, 1978, and supplements thereto, and the Missouri Emergency Operations Plan adopted thereunder.
[Ord. No. 1000 § 2, 6-15-1992 (readopted 3-17-2003)]
This Agency shall consist of a director and other members appointed by the Mayor to conform to the State organization and procedures for the conduct of emergency operations as outlined in the Missouri Emergency Operations Plan.
[Ord. No. 1000 § 3, 6-15-1992 (readopted 3-17-2003)]
The organization shall perform emergency management functions within the territorial limits of Town of Carrollton, and may conduct these functions outside the territorial limits as directed by the Governor during the time of emergency pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 44, Revised Statutes of Missouri, 1978, and supplements thereto.
[Ord. No. 1000 § 4, 6-15-1992 (readopted 3-17-2003)]
The Director will be appointed by the Presiding Commissioner and shall serve during the pleasure of the Presiding Commissioner.
The Director shall have direct responsibility for the organization, administration and operations of local emergency management activities.
The Director shall be responsible for maintaining records and accounting for the use and disposal of all items of equipment placed under the jurisdiction of the Emergency Management Agency.
[Ord. No. 1000 § 5, 6-15-1992 (readopted 3-17-2003)]
The Mayor of the Town of Carrollton and the Director, in accordance with Chapter 44, Revised Statutes of Missouri, 1978, and supplements thereto, may:
Appropriate and expend funds, make contracts, obtain and distribute equipment, materials, and supplies for civil defense purposes; provide for the health safety of persons, including emergency assistance to victims of any enemy attack; the safety of property; and direct and coordinate the development of disaster plans and programs in accordance with the policies and plans of the Federal and State disaster and emergency planning.
Appoint, provide or remove rescue teams, auxiliary Fire and Police personnel and other emergency operations teams, units or personnel who may serve without compensation;
In the event of enemy attack, waive the provisions of Statutes requiring advertisements for bids for the performance of public work or entering into contracts;
With the approval of the Governor and consistent with the Missouri Emergency Operations Plan, enter into mutual aid agreements with other public and private agencies within and without the State for reciprocal emergency aid;
Accept services, materials, equipment, supplies or funds granted or loaned by the Federal Government for disaster planning and operations purposes.
[Ord. No. 1000 § 6, 6-15-1992 (readopted 3-17-2003)]
No person shall be employed or associated in any capacity in any organization established under this act who advocates or has advocated a change by force or violence in the constitutional form of government of the United States or in the State or the overthrow of any government in the United States by force or violence, or has been convicted of or in under indictment or information charging any subversive act against the United States. Each person who is appointed to serve in an organization shall, before entering upon his duties, take an oath, in writing, before a person authorized to administer oaths in this State, which oath shall be substantially as follows:
[Ord. No. 1000 § 7, 6-15-1992 (readopted 3-17-2003)]
The Mayor is authorized to designate space in any Town-owned or -leased building for the Town of Carrollton Emergency Management office.