[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Avon-by-the-Sea 11-23-87 by Ord. No. 23-1987. Amendments noted where applicable]
There is hereby created within the Borough of Avon-by-the-Sea the office of Municipal Disaster Control Director.
The Director shall be responsible for the planning, activating, coordinating and conducting of disaster control operations within the Borough and for carrying out all functions and duties of the office as provided, now or hereafter, by applicable law.
The Director shall be appointed by the Commissioner serving as director of the department to which responsibility for local disaster control has been assigned and the Director shall serve for a term of three (3) years; provided, however, that the term of the Director first appointed pursuant to this chapter shall expire on January 1, 1991.
The Director shall be a resident of the Borough, shall complete any necessary courses required by law and shall meet such other qualifications as may be specified by law.
The Governor of the State of New Jersey may remove the Director from office for cause; in that event, the Commissioner of the appropriate department shall appoint a replacement with the approval of the Governor within ten (10) days after the office has become vacant and in default thereof, the Governor may appoint a temporary Director until a replacement has been appointed pursuant to this section.
The Director shall appoint a Deputy Director with the approval of the Mayor; the Deputy Director shall serve at the pleasure of the Director and shall be chosen from among existing salaried officers and employees of the Borough.
The Mayor shall appoint a Local Defense Council consisting of five (5) members including the Director and Deputy Director, the three (3) persons so appointed shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor. The Director shall be Chairman of the Local Defense Council.