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File #: 21-0879    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/19/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/3/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Including an Update Regarding Emergency Early Warning Alerts and Options Associated with the Provision of Emergency Services Operations in Mendocino County, Including Potential Collaborations with Other Affiliated Agencies (Sponsors: Supervisor Mulheren and Supervisor Williams)

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Board of Supervisors
MEETING DATE: August 3, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Supervisor Mulheren
PHONE:
463-4441
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Supervisor Williams
PHONE:
463-4441


ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 30 min.


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Discussion and Possible Action Including an Update Regarding Emergency Early Warning Alerts and Options Associated with the Provision of Emergency Services Operations in Mendocino County, Including Potential Collaborations with Other Affiliated Agencies
(Sponsors: Supervisor Mulheren and Supervisor Williams)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Receive update from the Ad Hoc Committee, comments from various stakeholders, and direct the Chief Executive Officer to explore options associated with the provision of emergency services, including Early Warning Alerts, and present findings to the Board of Supervisors at a future meeting.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
The Board of Supervisors has appointed ad hoc committees for the past several years to discuss issues associated with emergency services in the County.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
Mendocino County Code, Title 7.04 - Emergency Organizations and Functions provides for the preparation and carrying out of plans for the protection of persons and property within this County in the event of an emergency; establish the Mendocino County Operational Area; define the emergency organization; and coordinate the emergency functions of this County with all other public agencies, corporations, organizations, and affected private persons.

As briefly discussed under public expression during the July 13, 2021, Board of Supervisors meeting, community members have expressed concern regarding recent emergency alert and warning events. Based on these concerns and threats posed by increased fire behavior, preliminary discussions were held with several stakeholders to determine options for collaboration to bo...

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