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File #: 18-0643    Version: Name: 6/4/18 Resolution to Appoint Emergency Management Line of Succession
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/4/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/4/2018 Final action: 6/4/2018
Enactment date: 6/4/2018 Enactment #: R-18-217
Title: Resolution to Appoint New Successors and Establish a Line of Succession to the Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Ann Arbor
Sponsors: Christopher Taylor
Code sections: Chapter 15 EMERGENCY AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT - Administration
Title
Resolution to Appoint New Successors and Establish a Line of Succession to the Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Ann Arbor
Memorandum
Section 1:327 of the Ann Arbor City Code vests the Mayor with the power to appoint the Emergency Management Coordinator and a minimum of two successors, on the recommendation of the City Administrator and subject to approval of Council.

The attached Resolution appoints new successors and changes the line of succession to the Emergency Management Coordinator, which is necessary to do at this time due to staff changes. The individuals named in the Resolution are appointed to serve and assist the Emergency Management Coordinator and, in his absence or unavailability, to assume his duties on an interim basis, in the following order of succession: Lt. Andrew Box (FD), Sgt. Michael Dortch (PD), and Officer Chris Foerg (PD). Lt. Andrew Box has received Professional Emergency Management Certification, while Sgt. Michael Dortch and Officer Chris Foerg are working towards certification.
Staff
Prepared by: Fire Chief Mike Kennedy, AAFD
Reviewed by: Interim Police Chief Robert Pfannes, AAPD; Howard Lazarus, City Administrator; Rick Norman, Emergency Management Coordinator
Sponsor: Mayor Christopher Taylor
Body
Whereas, The Emergency Preparedness Act, Public Act 390 of 1976, as amended (the "Act") authorizes the City to provide for the mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery from natural and human-made disasters;

Whereas, City Council has adopted Chapter 15 of the Ann Arbor City Code (the "Code") to comply with the requirements of the Act and ensure complete and efficient utilization of all City resources during periods of disaster or emergency;

Whereas, Section 1:327 of the Code requires that a minimum of two successors to the position of Emergency Management Coordinator be appointed and that the line of succession be established;

Whereas, Recent retirements have necessitated the naming of new suc...

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