THE CORPORATION OF THE
WHEREAS the Emergency Management & Civil Protection Act, Section 2.1 (1) requires every municipality to develop and implement an emergency management program;
AND WHEREAS Section 2.1 (2) of the Emergency Management & Civil Protection Act stipulates the content of each municipality’s emergency management program;
AND WHEREAS Section 14(1) of the Emergency Management & Civil Protection Act requires emergency management programs conform with regulatory standards, in accordance with international best practices;
AND WHEREAS the Act makes provision for the Head of Council to declare an emergency exists in a community, or any part thereof, and also provides the Head of Council with authority to take such action or make such orders as he/she considers necessary and not contrary to law, to implement the emergency response plan and respond to an emergency;
AND WHEREAS the Act, consistent with Section 242 of the Municipal Act, R.S.O., 1990, as amended, provides for the designation of one or more members of council who may exercise the powers and perform the duties of the Head of Council during his/her absence or his/her inability to act;
AND WHEREAS the Act authorizes employees of a community to respond to an emergency in accordance with the emergency response plan where an emergency exists but has not yet been declared to exist;
NOW THEREFORE Council for the
Corporation of the
1) That an Emergency Management Program be developed for the Township of Machar consistent with and in accordance with international best practices as considered by Regulatory Standards established under the Act, including the four core components of emergency management, namely: mitigation/prevention, preparedness, response and recovery;
2) That the Emergency Management Program for the Township of Machar shall be consistent with the objectives of protecting public safety, public health, the environment, critical infrastructure and property, and to promote economic stability and a disaster-resilient community;
3) That Schedules “A”, “B”, and “C”, attached hereto, shall form part of this By-law:
4) That the
5) That this By-law shall come into force and effect on the date of Third and Final reading.
READ a Third and Final time this 13th day of May, 2013.
Per Mayor Doug Maeck
Per Clerk-Administrator Brenda Paul, AMCT
Every municipality to develop & implement an emergency plan.
Attached to By-Law 17-07; Schedule “A”.
Every community shall designate a Community Emergency Management Co-ordinator.
Designated CEMC: Peter Maeck.
Every community shall designate a Community Emergency Information Officer.
Designated CEIO: Ron Bennison
Alternate CEIO: Doug Maeck