Coordination & Maintenance

Day-to-Day Operations & Maintenance

The County Emergency Management Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in a constant state of readiness to include, but not limited to the following areas:

  • Administrative Plans:
    • Activation and response guidelines
    • Mutual aid agreements
    • Pre-authorized contracts
    • Resource listings
    • Staffing call back guidelines
  • Administrative Resources: Easels, Office supplies, Pre-printed maps, Wall chart paper
  • EOC Staffing Position Folders: job action checklists, forms, vests
  • Physical Environment and Equipment:
    • Extra chairs
    • Mobile back-up
    • Surge equipment
    • Tables
    • Workstations
  • Staffing Resources: Roster of trained county employed personnel and credentialed volunteers
  • Technology:
    • Communications: EAS system, NAWAS, public safety radio systems
    • Resources: Cameras, laptops, projectors, power cords, cables
    • Software Programs:  (Alertsense Alerts), Ops Center, Raptor, HSIN, County EOC activation network folders
  • Vehicles and Trailers:  EM Mobile Communication Vehicle

Response Activation

The EOC Manager (County Emergency Management Coordinator is primary), under the direction of the Grant County Court or  County Board of Commissioners (with active Emergency Declaration status) has the responsibility  for coordinating activities and functions during activations, which include:

  • Overall management and coordination of emergency response and recovery operations
  • Oversee and manage all sections in the EOC
  • Coordinate and liaison with appropriate federal, state, local government, private and volunteer entities
  • Establish priorities and resolve demands conflicts
  • Prepare and disseminate emergency public information and other essential information and data about impacts and damage