LEGAL AUTHORITIES - RESPONSIBILITIES


FCEM&HS in accordance with Chapter 5502 of the Ohio Revised Code and organized as a regional agency under the 1988 Countywide Agreement coordinates all-hazards emergency management and disaster preparedness functions for the 42 local government jurisdictions of Franklin County.
 1988 County-Wide Agreement

Ohio Revised Code: Emergency Management

 5502.21 Emergency management definitions
 5502.26 Countywide emergency management agency
 5502.29 Political subdivisions may develop mutual aid arrangements
 5502.271 Program for emergency management
 5502.27 Regional authority for emergency management
 5502.28 Cooperation with governor and executive director
 5502.32 Acceptance of private offers of assistance for purposes of emergency management