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Emergency Management Director

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(860) 208-9275
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John Beck
Town Hall
9 Devotion Rd
Scotland
,
CT
06264
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About

Every town in Connecticut has its own emergency management director. He or she works with the First Selectman and the fire department to develop a local emergency operations plan, to coordinate response to natural disasters such as hurricanes and blizzards, and to obtain reimbursement and other support from with state and federal agencies. 

The director of emergency management is responsible to:

  • Prepare and maintain an emergency operations plan, following the state established format
  • Manage and mobilize the equipment and staff of the municipal Emergency Operations Center (EOC) when appropriate and as directed by the municipal elected officials
  • Attend and successfully complete all training scheduled by state
  • Survey, organize, and coordinate all municipally available manpower, materials, supplies, equipment, facilities, and services necessary for disaster emergency preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation
  • Recommend mitigation measures to reduce disaster effects
  • Coordinate with other municipal emergency service agencies and public and private entities in achieving duties and responsibilities
  • Have current appropriate plans, procedures, guidance and laws issued by the state
  • Have knowledge of the federal and state required plans for your jurisdiction concerning emergencies at dams, schools, day cares.
  • Provide prompt and accurate information regarding municipal disaster emergencies to the appropriate municipal officials and as well as the general public
  • Participate in all tests, drills and exercises, including remedial drills and exercises that pertain to Scotland, as scheduled by the town, state or the Federal government
  • Participate in the integrated flood warning systems program as applicable 
  • Develop mutual aid agreements as applicable with adjacent municipalities for reciprocal emergency assistance


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John Beck
Emergency Management Director
(860) 208-9275
emd@scotlandct.org
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Emergency Management Director
(860) 208-9275

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