WHEREAS, Section 166.03 Sub (4), as amended, requires the governing body of each county, town, and municipality to adopt an emergency government program consistent with the state plan of emergency government, and,
WHEREAS, Section 66.30 provides that counties, towns and municipalities may cooperate to furnish services, combine offices and finance emergency government services, and
WHEREAS, Section 166.03 (13) empowers the Secretary of the Department of Local Affairs and Development to withhold grants to any town or municipality not in compliance with Section 166, and
WHEREAS, Jefferson County adopted Ordinance No. 5, effective February 1, 1979, creating the Office of Emergency Government, said ordinance containing a joint action provision, and
WHEREAS, joint action with the County Office of Emergency Government is desirable,
The Town of Cold Spring does hereby ordain as follows:
SECTION 1. EMERGENCY GOVERNMENT DIRECTOR.
Pursuant to Section 166, the Town of Cold Spring hereby appoints Lisle Piper, Jr as Emergency Government Director to develop an emergency government program consistent with the state plan of emergency government, as expressed in Sections 166.01 through 166.15 of the Wisconsin Statutes, 1985-86, and any subsequent amendments thereto.
SECTION 2. POLICY.
In preparing and executing the emergency government program, the services, equipment, supplies and facilities of the existing departments and agencies of the Town of Cold Spring shall be utilized to the maximum extent practicable, and the officers and personnel of all such departments and agencies are directed to cooperate with the Emergency Government Director and to provide such services and facilities as are needed.
SECTION 3. SUCCESSION TO MUNICIPAL OFFICES.
All municipal officers and department heads shall designate persons as emergency interim successors to their respective offices as provided by Section 166.08 of the Wisconsin Statutes If a municipal officer or department head is absent or unable to exercise the powers and perform the duties of his office because of an emergency, such successor shall have all the powers and perform all the duties of the officer or department head.
SECTION 4. JOINT ACTION.
In consideration of the joint action provision of the Jefferson County Emergency Government Ordinance, Section 5.07 (3), the Town of Cold Spring hereby enters into a joint action agreement with Jefferson County to provide for utilization of existing services of said municipality in conjunction with efforts by the Emergency Government of Jefferson County.
All ordinances and/or resolutions in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.
This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.
Date adopted/amended: June 4th, 1987
Date of Publication: June 16, 1987
Attest: Earle Jeff Moyse (signed)
Clerk: Town Clerk of Cold Spring