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The Emergency Management Organization of the City of Snohomish is hereby created, and shall consist of:

A. The City of Snohomish has the authority and responsibility to respond and direct disaster operations within its borders pursuant to the adopted Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan Annex (SNO-CEMP).

B. The Mayor shall be the administrative head of, and have direct responsibility for, the organization, administration, and operation of the Emergency Management Organization and Program for the City of Snohomish and for the emergency operations of the City.

C. The Emergency Management Coordinator shall develop and maintain the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan Annex (SNO-CEMP), and shall have such other duties as may be assigned by the Mayor or as provided in the approved SNO-CEMP.

D. The City Council, during emergency operations, provides guidance to the Mayor on matters of public policy, budget authorizations and emergency declarations and other matters as they may arise. (Ord. 2306, 2016; Ord. 2340, 2018)