Full Commission

The essential purpose of the Commission shall be the coordination of planning, programs, training, facilities, and equipment to governmental and appropriate non-governmental entities in Buchanan County to enable them to respond properly to emergencies, and to provide the skills and capabilities unique to emergency management. All activities of the Commission shall be consistent with the comprehensive county wide emergency operations plan which the commission shall develop, adopt, and submit for approval by the constituent governments within Buchanan County and which meets the standards adopted by the Emergency Management Division of the Iowa Department of Public Defense.