ORDINANCE NO. 2009-06
TOWN OF LEO-CEDARVILLE ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE NATIONAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (NIMS)
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE NATIONAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (NIMS) AS THE STANDARD FOR INCIDENT MANAGEMENT BY THE TOWN OF LEO-CEDARVILLE.
WHEREAS, on February 28, 2003, the President issued Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-5) – 5 that directed the Department of Homeland Security, in cooperation with representatives of federal, state, and local government, to develop a National Incident Management System (NIMS) to provide a consistent approach to the effective management of situations involving natural disasters, man-made disasters or terrorism; and
WHEREAS, the final NIMS was released March 1, 2004, and
WHEREAS, the NIMS contains a practice model for the accomplishment of the significant responsibilities associated with prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation of all major and national hazards situations, and
WHEREAS, the HSPD-5 requires that state and local governments adopt the NIMS by fiscal year 2005 as a pre-condition to the receipt of federal grants, contract and activities related to the management and preparedness for certain disaster and hazard situations; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Leo-Cedarville, Indiana desires to adopt the NIMS as required by HSPD-5.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF LEO-CEDARVILLE, INDIANA;
Hereby adopts the National Incident Management System dated May 9, 2008.
READ AND APPROVED on first reading this 21 the day of July, 2009 .
READ AND APPROVED AND ADOPTED on the second reading this the 18th day of August , 2009.
|Paul Steffens CMO
Paul Steffens – Council President
Michael K. Young
Gordon Liechty, Jr.
John Clendenen – Vice President