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City of West Sacramento. “Emergency Preparedness Update 2008” Public Workshop. Workshop Agenda. 6:30-8:00 p.m. Welcome Flood Protection Program Update – Michael Bessette, Community Development Dept. Flood Insurance – John Powderly, Community Development Deptartment

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city of west sacramento

City of West Sacramento

“Emergency Preparedness

Update 2008”

Public Workshop

workshop agenda
Workshop Agenda

6:30-8:00 p.m.

Welcome

Flood Protection Program Update – Michael Bessette, Community Development Dept.

Flood Insurance – John Powderly, Community Development Deptartment

Update on Emergency Planning – Jason Rizzi, Fire Department

Evacuation Update – Henry Serrano, Police Department

CERT Program – Gary Frederickson, Fire Department

Break out stations in lobby

flood protection program
Flood Protection Program
  • Background
  • Proposition 218 Assessment and In-Lieu Fee
  • Levee Analysis (Problem Identification)
  • State and Federal Partnerships
  • Projects (Current and Future)
  • Flood Protection Program (Improvements, Education, Flood Insurance)
  • Risk Reduction is the GOAL!
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West Sacramento

Levee Improvement Projects

2008-2009

west sacramento police department
West Sacramento Police Department

Emergency Preparedness

Don’t be left behind!

planning for disaster
Planning for Disaster

Disaster Preparedness Isn’t Just a Case of Preparing for the Worst, it’s Being Prepared To Do Your Best When it Matters Most!

advanced flood preparation
Advanced Flood Preparation
  • Plan Already Exists To Address Flooding Within West Sacramento
  • Slow Rise Plan
    • - River is Regularly Monitored for Water Levels
    • - Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Would be Open Prior to Situation Becoming Critical
    • - Levee Patrol Would be Instituted to Locate Problem
    • - Public Informed as Appropriate
notification systems
Notification Systems
  • Emergency Broadcast Notification
    • - Television
    • - Radio (KFBK 1530 AM)
  • Reverse 911 Telephone System
  • Public Address via Helicopters and
  • Emergency Vehicles
  • City Website (www.cityofwestsacramento.org)
west sacramento evacuation
West Sacramento Evacuation
  • Signage Will Direct You to Evacuation Routes
  • School Evacuation Plan
  • Evaluation of At-Risk Population
  • Key is to Leave Affected Area

LEGEND

Main Evacuation Route

Feeder Evacuation Route

how to turn off your utilities
How to turn off your Utilities
  • During a Disaster You May Need to Quickly Turn Off Utilities to Your Home.
  • Instructions for Turning Off your Gas and Electricity Are in the Front of the Telephone Directory White Pages.
  • Familiarize Yourself on How to Turn Off the Water to Your Home.
  • Natural Gas Service Should Only be Turned On By Your Utility Company.
family reunion plan
Family Reunion Plan
  • Develop a Family Reunification Plan.
  • Agree on TWO Family Meeting Places, ONE Outside of Your Home, and ONE Outside the Area.
  • Agree on Communicating Through a Friend or Family Member Outside Your Area or Outside of the State in Case of Separation. (Phone Lines May Become Overloaded in the Area)
kit preparedness
Kit Preparedness

Advanced Preparation Can Save Precious Time in the Event You Must Evacuate or Go Without Electricity, Heat, or Water for an Extended Period of Time.

There are different kits that can be used in the case of an emergency.

emergency kits
Emergency Kits
  • 72 Hour Kit should be kept in a Large, Watertight Container That You Can Move Easily (large plastic garbage can with wheels).
  • Go Bag kit should be easy for you to pick up and GO
  • Pets Go Bag kit should be kept with your Go Bag and easy for you to pick up and GO
  • ( All Supplies Should be Checked Every 6 Months and Out Dated Items Replaced)
  • CHECKLISTS ARE AVAILABLE
you are prepared if you can check off the following items
You Are Prepared If You Can Check Off The Following Items
  • Keep Emergency Supplies on Hand
  • Know First Aid
  • Know How to Turn Off Your Home Utilities
  • Have a Family Evacuation & Reunion Plan
  • Have Plan for Children, Elderly, Disabled and Pets
  • Know your Children’s School Evacuation Plan
  • Have Flood Insurance
  • Have Copies of All Important Documents
  • Know Your Local Radio & TV Stations for Emergency Broadcasts
  • Get Involved in Your Neighborhood Watch
  • Familiarize Yourself with Evacuation Routes
  • Have a 72 HOUR Emergency Kit for Home
  • Have a Go Bag for all Family Members
  • Remember to Make Disaster Planning a Part of Your Neighborhood Watch
west sacramento fire department chief al terrell
West Sacramento Fire DepartmentChief Al Terrell

Disaster Preparedness Update

By Division Chief, Gary Fredericksen

emergency operations plan
Emergency Operations Plan
  • Comprehensive review and update of City’s existing Emergency Operations Plan (EOP)
  • Federal Government requirement
  • Establishes an Emergency Management Organization and assigns functions
  • Homeland Security Grant Funds through Yolo County
continuing coordination planning and readiness efforts
Continuing Coordination, Planning and Readiness Efforts
  • New Emergency Operations Center
  • Alert, Notification and Warning
  • City Staff Training Efforts
  • Jurisdictional Coordination
winter storm season preparedness actions
Winter Storm SeasonPreparedness Actions
  • National Weather Service Weather Outlook
  • West Sacramento EOC Readiness
  • Flood Fighting Operations Class with Department of Water Resources
community emergency response
Community Emergency Response
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
    • Currently taking names for classes
    • Classes will be in Spring 2009
    • Training and Equipment are provided by Fire Department
community preparedness
Community Preparedness
  • Citizen Preparedness Efforts
    • Plan ahead
    • Be prepared at school and work
    • Listen to Public Safety Messages
    • Develop a Disaster Supplies Kit
questions
Questions?

Please contact:

West Sacramento Fire Department

Fire Administration, Station 45

2040 Lake Washington Blvd.

617-4600