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Ordinance #27, Joint Action Emergency Government Ordinance

Town of Clover

 Ordinance #27, Joint Action Emergency Government Ordinance

 

A JOINT ACTION EMERGENCY GOVERNMENT ORDINANCE BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF BAYFIELD AND MUNICIPALITY OF CLOVER TO COPE WITH OTHER EMERGENCIES RESULTING FROM NATURAL OR MANMADE DISASTERS.

The municipality of Clover does ordain as follows:

SECTION I. A Joint Action Ordinance of the Board of Supervisors of Bayfield County providing for a county-municipal joint action emergency government plan of organization adopted by said County Board on the 18th day of April, 1972. A copy of said County Ordinance is attached hereto, and made a part hereof, by reference, and is hereby ratified and accepted by the municipality of Clover, County of Bayfield.

This ratification and acceptance of the Joint Action Ordinance shall constitute a Mutual Agreement between the municipality of Clover and the County of Bayfield as provided by Section 7 of said Joint Action Ordinance.

SECTION II. The County-Municipal Emergency Government Coordinator, appointed and employed by the Bayfield County Board as provided in the referred to Ordinance is hereby designated and appointe3d Emergency Government Coordinator for the municipality of Clover, subject to the conditions and provisions as set forth in the Wisconsin Statutes, and the Bayfield County Joint Action Ordinance.

SECTION III. All ordinances and/or resolutions in conflict with this Ordinance are hereby repealed.

SECTION IV. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from, and after, its passage and publications.

SECTION V. This Ordinance was passed on the 10th day of May, 1972.

Attested to: Signa Dana, Clerk

 

Ordinance #27, Bayfield County Joint-Action Emergency Government Ordinance

 

AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR A CIVIL DEFENSE ORGANIZATION AND FOR PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF PUBLIC SAFETY, HEALTH, AND WELFARE IN THE COUNTY OF BAYFIELD DURING A STATE OF EMERGENCY AND TO CREATE AN ORDINANCE GOVERNING EMERGENCY GOVERNMENT IN THE COUNTY OF BAYFIELD, ENTITLED “EMEGERNCY GOVERNMENT FOR BAYFIELD COUNTY.”

The County Board of Supervisors of Bayfield County do ordain as follows: Section 1. The Ordinance entitled “An Ordinance Providing for a Civil Defense Organization and for Protection and Promotion of Public Safety, Health, and Welfare in the County of Bayfield during Civil Defense Emergencies” is repealed effective April 3, 1972. Section 2. An Ordinance entitled “Emergency Government for Bayfield County” is created to read:

 

Section 1. POLICY AND PURPOSE

(1)  To ensure that the County of Bayfield will be prepared to cope with emergencies resulting from enemy action and with emergencies resulting from natural or manmade disasters, an Emergency Government Organization is created to carry out the purposes set out in Chapter 22 of Wisconsin Statutes, 1969.

(2) Definitions: As used in this ordinance:

(a)  The term “emergency government” includes civil defense and means all those activities and measures designed or undertaken:

1. to minimize the effects upon the civilian population caused or who would be caused by enemy action, 2. to deal with the immediate emergency conditions which could be created by such enemy action, and 3. to effectuate emergency repairs to, or the emergency restoration of, vital public utilities and facilities destroyed or damaged by such enemy action.

(b) the term “enemy action” means any hostile action taken by a foreign power which threatens the security of the State of Wisconsin.

(c) the term “natural or manmade disaster” includes all other extraordinary misfortunes affecting the county, natural or manmade, not included in the term “enemy action.”

 

Section 2. COUNTY EMERGENCY GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE

  1. How constituted. The Executive Committee of the County Board as created under its rules is hereby designated as the County Emergency Government Committee. When acting as such committee, the Chairman of the County Board shall be its chairman.
  2. Duties of County Emergency Government Committee. The County Emergency Government Committee shall be an advisory and planning group and shall advise the County Emergency Government Coordinator and the County Board of Supervisors on all matters pertaining to Emergency Government. It shall meet upon call of the chairman.

 

Section 3. EMERGENCY GOVERNMENT COORDINATOR

  1. Joint Coordinator. There is hereby created the Office of County-Municipal Emergency Government Coordinator. The County Emergency Government Coordinator shall also hold the office of Emergency Government Coordinator of such municipalities of Bayfield County as may hereafter enact an ordinance parallel to this ordinance. In addition to his duties as County Emergency Government Coordinator he shall have the additional duties and responsibilities of a Municipal Emergency Government Coordinator as provided for in Section 66.30 of the Wisconsin Statutes.
  2. Term, Appointment and Statutory Provision.

(a) Term. The term of the Bayfield County Emergency Government Coordinator shall be a the pleasure of the County Board,

(b) Appointment. The Emergency Government Coordinator shall be appointed in accordance with the standard employment procedures as used by the County Board.

(c) Statutory Provision. The provisions of Section 22.01 (11), Laws of 1961, Wisconsin Statutes, relating to Personnel, shall apply to the selection of the Coordinator and his staff.

3.  Status. The County Coordinator of Emergency Government shall be considered to be an employee of the county not under Civil Service and shall be entitled to all of the rights, privileges and benefits that the county employees have. He shall report to the County Emergency Government Committee.

4.  Municipal Deputy Emergency Government Coordinator.

(a) Each municipality passing a joint action ordinance with the county may appoint a deputy Emergency Government Coordinator.

(b) The Municipal Deputy Emergency Government Coordinator will operate under the administrative direction of the county Emergency Government Coordinator.

(c) Remuneration, if any, for the deputy municipal Emergency Government Coordinator will be determined and paid for by the governing body of that municipality.

 

Section 4. SHARING OF COSTS

(1)  Office and Staff. The Bayfield County Board shall provide offices, office furniture, stenographic help and such office supplies as may be necessary to carry out the functions of the County Emergency Government Coordinator and the cost therefore shall be defrayed by the County of Bayfield.

(2)  Major Equipment and Services. Costs of equipment and services shall be borne 100 per cent by the municipal government requiring such procurement with Federal matching funds procured by the County/Municipal Coordinator when applicable. Federal Matching Fund reimbursements shall be returned to the treasurer of the municipality procuring the equipment or services.

 

Section 5. JOINT ACTION MEETINGS. Whenever it is deemed necessary by either the County Emergency Government Committee or the Emergency Government Committee of a Municipality participating in join action, there shall be a joint meeting of the committees to decide such matters as may arise.

 

Section 6. DUTIES OF THE EMERGENCY GOVERNMENT COORDINATOR.

(1)  County-Wide Duties. The Coordinator, in his capacity as county coordinator, subject to the control and direction of the County Emergency Government Committee and under the general supervision of the County Board shall:

(a) Develop and promulgate Emergency Government plans for the county, including planning for joint action municipalities, consistent with the state plan of Emergency Government;

(b) Coordinate and assist in the development of non-joint action municipal emergency government plans within the county, and integrate such plans with the county plan;

(c) Coordinate the County and joint action municipality emergency government programs;

(d) Coordinate county-wise civil defense training programs and exercises;

(e) Advise the state administrator of all emergency government planning for the county and render such reports as may be required by the state administrator;

(f) In case of a state of emergency proclaimed by the governor, coordinate the county and joint action municipalities emergency government activities and coordinate the non-joint action municipal emergency government activities with the county, subject to the coordinating authority of the state administrator; and,

(g) Perform such other duties relating to emergency government as may be required by the County Board.

 

(2)  Municipal Duties. The Coordinator in his capacity as coordinator for municipality participating in joint action, shall:

(a) Coordinate the municipal emergency government organization;

(b) Develop, promulgate, and integrate into the county plan, emergency government plans for the operating services of the municipality;

(c) Direct participation of the municipality in such emergency government training programs and exercises as may be required on the county level or by the state administrator.

(d) Coordinate the municipal emergency government training programs and exercises;

(e) Perform all administrative duties necessary for the rendering of reports and procurement of matching federal funds for each municipality requesting Federal Matching Funds.

(f) In case of a state of emergency proclaimed by the governor, coordinate the activities of the municipal emergency government organization;

(g) Perform such other duties, relating to emergency government, as may be required by the municipal governing body.

 

Section 7. UTILIZATION OF EXISITING SERVICES AND FACILITIES

(1) Policy. In preparing and executing the emergency government program, the services, equipment, supplies and facilities of the existing departments and agencies of the county shall be utilized to the maximum extent practicable; and the officer and personnel of all such departments and agencies are directed to cooperate with and extend such services and facilities as are required of them.

(2) Responsibility. In order to assure that in the event of an emergency all the facilities of the existing county government are expanded to the fullest to meet such emergency, all department heads will fulfill emergency and non-emergency duties as assigned under the County Emergency Operations Plan. The Emergency Government Coordinator will assist them in organizing and planning for the expansion of their departments prior to and during an emergency and for recruiting necessary Emergency Government Volunteers to supplement regular department employees.

Nothing in this section shall be construed so as to limit the Emergency Government Coordinator from immediately commencing organizational and planning programs as required by the Emergency Operations Plan adopted by the Bayfield County Board of Supervisors.

(3) Joint Action. Municipalities entering into joint action with Bayfield County will provide for utilization of existing services of municipal government by enactment of an ordinance parallel to this section of the county ordinance.

 

Section 8. OTHER EMERGENCIES

(1)  Joint Action Municipalities. In the event of the governor determining that an emergency exists growing out of natural or manmade disasters, the County Emergency Government Coordinator will activate and coordinate the Emergency Government Services at the appropriate level of government affected by the emergency.

(2)  Non-Joint Action Municipalities. In the event of a natural or manmade disaster, the County Coordinator will coordinate the municipalities affected and render such assistance as is required and available from county resources.

(3)  Penalties. It shall be unlawful for any person willfully to obstruct, hinder, or delay any member of the emergency government organization in the enforcement or any act forbidden by any order, rule, regulation or plan issued pursuant to the authority contained in this ordinance. For a violation of any of the provisions of this ordinance he shall forfeit not less than $100.00 nor more than $500.00, and in default of payment thereof, shall be imprisoned in the county jail for a period not exceeding 90 days.

(4)  Repeal of Prior Resolutions. Any resolution herein before adopted by the County Board inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.

(5)  Effective Date. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force upon passage and publication. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force on April 27, 1972.

 

I, Edward A. Pajala, County Clerk of Bayfield County, Wisconsin, do hereby certify that the foregoing Ordinance was adopted by the Bayfield County Board at its April 18, 1972 meeting by a vote of 14 for and 5 against, there being 2 absent.

 

COUNTERSIGNED:

Walter C. Barningham, Chairman

Edward A. Pajala, County Clerk

 

Bayfield County Board of Supervisors

Bayfield County, Wisconsin