STATE REFERENCE: LSA R.S. 29:608, Power of Police Jury to create Civil Defense Organization.
The local organization for Civil Defense shall have a Director who shall be appointed as
provided by law, and who shall have direct responsibility for the organization, administration
and operation of such local organization for Civil Defense subject to the direction and control
of the Governor and the appropriate state agency.
The Director shall execute and enforce such orders, rules and regulations as may be made
by the appropriate state agency. (Ord. No. 166, Bk. 2, P. 49)
When the Federal or State government or any agency or officer thereof shall offer this Parish
service, equipment, supplies, materials, or funds by way of gift, grant or loan for purposes of
civil defense, the Director, with the consent of the Police Jury and the Governor, may accept
such offer and is authorized to receive such aid and assistance. (Ord. No. 166, Bk. 2, P. 49)
The Director is authorized and directed to prepare a detailed plan for civil defense
operations in this Parish, and to recruit and train personnel in accordance with the plan to the
end that when disaster strikes, each member of the local organization will know his part and
his duty. (Ord. No. 166, Bk. 2, P. 49)
The Director is hereby authorized to utilize the services of equipment, supplies and facilities
of existing departments, offices and agencies of this Parish, to the maximum extent
practicable and the officers and personnel of all such departments and agencies are directed
to cooperate and extend such services and facilities to the President of the Police Jury and
the Director upon request. (Ord. No. 166, Bk. 2, P. 49)
STATE REFERENCE: LSA R.S. 29:611.