Emergency Preparedness

Our Emergency Management Manager is Randy Snow. During a disaster, he is responsible to ensure effective and coordinated use of governmental and non-governmental resources to maximize the protection of citizens lives and property, alleviate human distress, sustain survivors and repair essential facilities and utilities.
Improving preparedness is not just a job for professionals. Everyone needs to become better prepared to respond appropriately in an emergency. 

With a little planning and common sense you can be better prepared for the unexpected. The following documents provide assistance and advice for establishing emergency plans.

Winter Weather

Winter is the signature season of Minnesota.  In order to ensure a safe and enjoyable winter, it is critical to be informed and aware of the potential risks and hazards associated with winter weather and how to avoid them.  The National Weather Service offers some great winter weather safety tips.