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New Jersey Statutes, Title: App.A, EMERGENCY AND TEMPORARY ACTS
Chapter 9: Removal of member of local defense council
Section: App.A:9-41: Local emergency management councils
Every municipality of this State, other than counties, shall create a local emergency management council. Each local emergency management council shall be composed of not more than 15 members who shall be appointed by the mayor or chief executive officer of the municipality and shall hold office at the will and pleasure of the appointing authority. The municipal emergency management coordinator shall be a member and shall serve as chairman of the local emergency management council. The local emergency management council shall assist the municipality in establishing the various local volunteer agencies needed to meet the requirements of all local emergency management activities in accordance with rules and regulations established by the Governor in pursuance of the provisions of this act. The local emergency management council is authorized, within the limits of appropriations, to establish an adequate organization to assist in supervising and coordinating the emergency management activities of the local municipality. It shall be lawful for the members of the local emergency management council also to be members of other agencies created because of any emergency. Upon the effective date of this act, the local emergency management councils heretofore appointed shall become the respective local emergency management councils provided for in this act and shall thereafter continue to function as such local emergency management councils, subject to the provisions of this act.
L.1942, c.241, s.9; amended 1953,c.438,s.11; 1989,c.222,s.7.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:57.
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