ADLM Emergency Management Agency was formed several years ago by a 28e agreement subject to the Iowa Code, Chapter 29C.9, Iowa Code 29C.10 and the Administrative Rules with the four counties: Appanoose, Davis, Lucas, and Monroe (ADLM). A Local Emergency Management Commission comprised of 1 supervisor or their representative, the sheriff or their representative, and 1 mayor from each county to serve as the board.
Develop and maintain each county's Emergency Operations Plan and test this plan through exercises.
Develop and establish a warning system.
Assist other governmental entities within each county in developing organizational plans and training programs.
Develop standard operating procedures for the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and supervises EOC operations.
Maintain inventory of agency resources (resource management).
Prepare and present a budget to the Emergency Management Commission.
Maintain liaison with local, county, and state offices.
Direct training of staff and volunteers, and assist cities and the county with its training programs.
Prepare informational material for dissemination to the public.
Meet with interested groups to explain the emergency management program and enlist their support and cooperation.