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File #: 66211    Version: 1 Name: Adoption of an updated Emergency Management Plan for the City of Madison
Type: Resolution Status: Items Referred
File created: 6/29/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 7/6/2021 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Adoption of an updated Emergency Management Plan for the City of Madison
Sponsors: Patrick W. Heck
Attachments: 1. Council Emergency Management Plan June 2021.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution adopts an updated Emergency Management Plan for the City of Madison. Costs associated with implementing this plan will depend on the emergency at hand. Costs associated with the administration of the plan are absorbed within the various agency annual operating budgets. No City appropriation is required.

Adoption of an updated Emergency Management Plan for the City of Madison

WHEREAS, the preservation of life, property, and the environment is the inherent responsibility of local, state, and federal government, the City of Madison, WI, in cooperation with the County of Dane, WI has prepared this Emergency Management Plan to ensure the most effective and economical allocation of resources for the protection of people and property in time of an emergency.

WHEREAS, while no plan can completely prevent death and destruction, good plans carried out by knowledgeable and well-trained personnel can and will minimize losses, this plan establishes the emergency organization, assigns tasks, specifies policies and general procedures, and provides for coordination of planning efforts of the various emergency staff and service elements utilizing the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

WHEREAS, the objective of this plan is to incorporate and coordinate all the facilities and personnel of the City of Madison, WI, into an efficient organization capable of responding effectively to any emergency; and

WHEREAS, the City is required to adopt an effective program for emergency management consistent with the State plan for emergency management in accordance with Section 166.03(4), Wisconsin Statutes; and

WHEREAS, the Emergency Management Plan update was facilitated by the Emergency Management Coordinator, developed by a working group (Public Works Team Leader, Police Captain, a professional services contractor, and Emergency Management Coordinator) of the Emergency Planning Staff Team with final staff review and approval ...

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