Emergency Management

Our Emergency Management Department works to mitigate, plan and prepare for, respond to, and recover from the various emergencies and disasters that affect our City. We utilize an all-hazards approach, focusing on the various emergency functions that need performed in time of trouble. Our work includes:

  • Identification and analysis of the hazards in our City
  • Work to eliminate the hazards or lessen their effects
  • Development of Emergency Operations Plans that guide our overall citywide response to emergencies that occur
  • Identification of assets and resources that can be used in the mitigation, response, and recovery efforts
  • Rapid response to the disaster needs of our community, in an attempt to quickly return our lives to normal

Emergency Operations Plan