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(1) Sheriff’s Powers. The above specified powers are limited to the extent that they may not restrict the constitutional powers of the Sheriff to use those resources, equipment and employees ordinarily under his direction and control and available to him to save lives and protect property.

(2) Duration of State of Emergency. The extraordinary powers given by this Ordinance and state law shall only exist during the pendency of a declared state of emergency. The county executive shall declare every state of emergency to be ended as soon as reasonably possible under the circumstances. The duration of such a state of local emergency shall not exceed 30 days unless it is extended by resolution passed by the Kenosha County Board of Supervisors.

(3) Claim for Compensation. Records shall be kept of emergency measures taken. Those persons seeking compensation from Kenosha County related to such emergency action shall file a written claim with the County Clerk.