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Public Comment Period On Madera Sheriff OES Emergency Plans

MADERA – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services is placing three County Emergency Plans out for public comment.

The three plans are described as follows:

Emergency Operations Plan: This plan is a framework document which outlines how the County will respond to an emergency. The EOP sets guidelines to manage a disaster in an effective, efficient, and timely manner. The EOP typically calls for the establishment of the Incident Command System (ICS) at the location of occurrence and activation of the Emergency Operations Center. An emergency operations plan is activated on an as-needed basis and is designed to be used for all types of emergencies.

Continuity of Operations: Continuity of Operations (COOP) is an effort within county agencies to ensure that Primary Mission Essential Functions (PMEFs) continue to be performed during a wide range of emergencies, including localized acts of nature, accidents and technological or attack-related emergencies.

Community Wildfire Protection Plan: The Community Wildfire Protection Plan is a document that provides a strategy for Wildfire mitigation with in the wildfire prone areas of Madera County. This document talks about County response to a wildfires and methods to make the community more wildfire aware.

If you would like to review these plans, click here.

Comments will be accepted until Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 5 p.m.

If you would like to review a paper copy of the plans, they are located at the following two locations:

Madera County Library – Madera
121 N. G Street, Madera (559)675-7871
Hours: Monday to Thursday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Madera County Library – Oakhurst
49044 Civic Circle Drive in Oakhurst 559)683-4838
Hours: Monday to Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Any comments can be forwarded to Sergeant Joseph Wilder at the Sheriff’s Office.

Madera County Sheriff’s Office
2725 Falcon Drive
Madera, CA 93637
559-675-7770 Ext. 231

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