"Sheriff's Memo Template"
VENTURA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SHERIFF’S OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES M E M O R A N D U M DATE: January 15, 2009 TO: EMERGENCY PLANNING COUNCIL FROM: LAURA D. HERNANDEZ, OES RE: 2009 Emergency Management Workplan Please find below a list of emergency management planning projects for 2009. The purpose of this list is to inform all County agencies of planning projects, training courses and exercises being conducted by members of the EPC for which your department may be asked to participate and/or support. The project titles are listed below along with the lead agency or agency representative responsible for managing the project. All plans and projects listed below will be presented to the EPC for review and report. INTER-AGENCY COORDINATION AND PLANNING 1. Development of EPC Strategic Plan (Commander Cheryl Wade and Chris Johnson) 2. Development of EPC Plan Review Process (Dale Carnathan-OES) 3. Development of UASI Homeland Security Strategic Plan (Oxnard UASI Steering Committee) 4. Development of Homeland Security Strategic Plan (Susan Dueñas, Sheriff’s OES) 5. Complete Tactical Communications Interoperability Plan (Scott Allison, ITS/Dale Carnathan, Sheriff’s OES) 6. Continue development Animal Evacuation Plan (Kathy Jenks/Terra Firma Enterprises) 7. Continue development of Mass Fatality Plan (Dr. Dan Jordan, Public Health Agency /EPO) 8. Continue development of Influenza Response Plan (Barbara Spraktes-Wilkins, PHA) 9. Continue development Plan for People with Disabilities and the Elderly (Richard Berman, Human Services Agency) 10. Continue Development Public Information Planning Annex (Cynthia Elliott, Sheriff’s OES) 11. Continue Development of Ventura County Nuclear Response Plan (Dr. Dan Jordan – Public Health Agency/EPO) 12. Continue Development of Nuclear Explosion Traffic Plan (Sgt. Robert Fleming, Sheriff’s Department) 13. Update of the Ventura County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (Sheriff’s OES/TBD) 14. Update of the Ventura County Multi-Hazard Functional Plan (Corey Roach-OES) 15. Update Tsunami Evacuation Plan (Dale Carnathan-OES) 16. Update Countywide Dam Inundation Plan (Lead Agency: TBD) 17. Update Oil Spill Response Plan (Lead Agency: TBD) 18. Update Countywide Donation Management Plan (VOAD) 19. Update Volunteer Coordination Plan (VOAD) 20. Update County Debris Management Plan (RMA) OTHER ONGOING PLANNING EFFORTS and NEEDS 1. Participate in Regional Catastrophic Planning Alliance with Los Angeles County. New under Los Angeles UASI (Lead Agency: City of Simi Valley) 2. Initiate development of a jurisdiction-wide system to credential emergency management/response personnel to ensure proper authorization and access to an incident including those involving mutual aid agreements and/or assistance agreements. New NIMS requirement necessary to support interstate and local mutual aid agreements. (Sheriff’s OES/ECC) 3. Resource Typing. Continue 2007 NIMS requirement to type all emergency services resources according to State and Federal Guidelines (Sheriff’s OES/ECC) 4. Port Security Planning Committee. (Oxnard Harbor District) PUBLIC INFORMATION (Cynthia Elliott/ PIO Group) 1. National Preparedness Month (September 2009) 2. Employee Preparedness (September 2009) 3. EPC Awards (November 2009) EXERCISES 1. Pan flu Table Top Exercise (March) (Public Health/EPO) 2. Full-scale Statewide Pan Flu Exercise (June) (Public Health/EPO) 3. Winter Storm Preparedness Exercise (2009) (USGS/Public Works/WPD) 4. Countywide CERT refresher/drill (2009) (VCFD/CERT Coordinator) 2 5. Full-scale Multi Casualty Exercise (Spring 2010) (Public Health/EMS) 6. Statewide Homeland Security Port Exercise (2009) (State OHS) 7. Pandemic influenza throughout California (2010) (State Health Services Agency) 8. People With Disabilities Tabletop Exercise (January 2009) (State Department of Social Services) TRAINING 1. EOC Section/Position Training (Sheriff OES) 2. R911 Users (March 2009) (Erin Edinger, Sheriff OES) 3. WebEOC Users (Date TBD) (Sheriff OES/Cities) 4. Terrorism/Homeland Security Training (Active Bomber/FRO-LAW) (Sheriff/TWG) 5. 1-300 & 1-400 Training (Fire Training) 6. JIC Training (Sheriff OES) EOC/DOC Projects 1. WebEOC Implementation (Sheriff OES) 2. EOC Enhancements (Sheriff OES/Cities/Departments) 3. Videoconferencing (Sheriff OES) 4. Communication Upgrades (Sheriff OES) a. Internet b. Back-up communications 3