GGE(LEGAL) - RELATIONS WITH GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES AND AUTHORITIES: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Emergency assistance

In the opinion of the presiding officer of the governing body of the local government desiring emergency assistance, a state of civil emergency exists in the local government that requires assistance from another local government and the presiding officer requests assistance; and

Before the emergency assistance is provided, the governing body of the local government that is to provide the assistance authorizes that local government to provide the assistance by resolution or other official action.

Gov't Code 791.027(a)

Mutual Aid

Definitions

"Local Government entity"

"Mutual aid"

"Organized volunteer group"

Requests for Assistance

Ability to render assistance

Gov't Code 418.1151

SUPERVISION AND CONTROL

The response effort must be organized and function in accordance with the National Incident Management System guidelines;

The personnel, equipment, and resources of a responding local government entity being used in the response effort are under the operational control of the requesting local government entity unless otherwise agreed;

Direct supervision and control of personnel, equipment, and resources and personnel accountability remain the responsibility of the designated supervisory personnel of the responding local government entity;

The designated supervisory personnel of the responding local government entity shall:

Maintain daily personnel time records, material records, and a log of equipment hours;

Be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the equipment and other resources furnished by the responding local government entity; and

Report work progress to the requesting local government entity; and

The responding local government entity's personnel and other resources are subject to recall at any time, subject to reasonable notice to the requesting local government entity.

Gov't Code 418.1152

DURATION OF AID

The services of the responding local government entity are no longer required; or

The responding local government entity determines that further assistance should not be provided.

Gov't Code 418.1153

employee RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES

Gov't Code 418.116

REIMBURSEMENT OF COSTS

By the division of emergency management

By a requesting local government entity

Gov't Code 418.1181

Tyler Junior College

GGE(LEGAL)-LJC

UPDATE 30

DATE ISSUED: 4/2/2015