Emergency Operations Plan Review
May 8, 2013 (0930 -1200)
Emergency Management Conference Room
I. Emergency Management
Mission: " To support our community's disaster preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation needs through the coordination of information and resources."
Vision: " A disaster ready commuity."
What is Emergency Management?
Emergency Management is:
Effective Emergency Management relies on thorough integration of emergency plans at all levels of government and non-government involvement.
What does Kandiyohi County Emergency Management (KCEM) do?
KCEM is responsible for development of community based plans and programs to maintain a state of readiness to meet natural, man-made, and technological disasters on a local or countywide basis. KCEM also coordinates and maintians inventories of disaster resources in the county, both public and private, as well as plans for the effective utilization of resources in the county with the assistance of designated county emergency management staff, appointed municipal directors, and volunteers.
(The following county agencies fall under KCEM)
II. Kandiyohi County Safety Department:
Mission: "Kandiyohi County Management realizes that it has the responsibility to provide safe work places for its employees, and safe environments for its citizens. Each employee must pursue the highest standards in his or her assigned activities, and all county employees must recognize that the well being of persons and the protection of our physical resources are as important as the activity and work being performed.
Kandiyohi County has established a Loss Control Management Program, and the county expects its management,supervisors and employees to respond to all planned safety efforts and to perform their assigned jobs in the safest possible manner.
The Safety Directors will be assigned the responsibility of implementing, organizing, maintaining safety program. This will include staff direction, safety committee activity and administration of our safety program."
III. Kandyohi County Rescue Squad:
Mission: "Kandiyohi County Rescue Squad will operate as a division of Kandiyohi County Emergency Management and as such shall prepare for and conduct rescue operation as follows:"
Director: Donald Ericson
Deputy Director: Kim Lindahl
235-5133 Phone 214-6777 Fax
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