§ 2-21. Officials empowered to declare emergency and to exercise statutory emergency powers designated  

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  • The designated city officials who shall be empowered to declare that a state of emergency exists within the boundaries of the city and to exercise the emergency powers conferred in F.S. §§ 870.041 through 870.047 are as follows: The mayor; in his absence or in ability to act, the vice-mayor; in his absence or inability to act, any one of the available members of the city commission; in the absence of any of the above elected officials, the chief of police shall be designated as such official.