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PDFWAC 118-30-030


As used in this chapter:
(1) Emergency management will hereinafter refer to both emergency management and emergency services organizations.
(2) Director means the director of the Washington state department of community development.
(3) Council means the Washington state emergency management council as established by RCW 38.52.040.
(4) Political subdivision means a county or incorporated city or town.
(5) Executive head(s) means:
(a) In the case of an incorporated city or town, the mayor.
(b) In the case of a county, either the county executive or the chair of the board of county commissioners.
(c) In the case of a joint organization, the chair of the joint emergency management council.
(6) Emergency management organizations means the local government organization established by either a political subdivision or two or more political subdivisions for the purpose of carrying out local emergency management functions as described in RCW 38.52.010.
(7) Ordinance means a law established by the legislative body of a city, town or county.
(8) Resolution means an expression of policy established by legislative body of a city, town or county.
(9) Comprehensive emergency management plan, hereinafter referred to as the plan, means a written basic plan with elements which address all natural and man-made emergencies and disasters to which a political subdivision is vulnerable. The comprehensive emergency management plan specifies the purpose, organization, responsibilities and facilities of agencies and officials of the political subdivision in the mitigation of, preparation for, response to, and recovery from emergencies and disasters.
(10) Hazard analysis means a written assessment and listing of the natural and man-made emergencies and disasters to which a political subdivision is vulnerable.
(11) Program paper means a statement of emergency management program objectives for a period of twelve consecutive months beginning January 1 and ending December 31 of the calendar year. The program paper shall represent the local program for the purposes of RCW 38.52.070 and shall be used as a program management tool by both state and local government.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 38.52 RCW. WSR 86-15-068 (Order 86-10), ยง 118-30-030, filed 7/22/86.]
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