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Emergency Preparedness & Safety Commission

Emergency Preparedness & Safety Commission Meetings
The Pacifica Emergency Preparedness & Safety Commission meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm in the front conference room of the police station located at 2075 Coast Highway in Pacifica.

The Emergency Preparedness & Safety Commission recommends and advises the city council on programs and activities related to emergency preparedness. Additionally, the commission sits as the appellate body for appeals relating to abandoned/ inoperable vehicle abatement, vehicles parked 72 hours or more and appeals of staff decisions relating to traffic safety issues. The current commissioners' terms are set to expire every calendar year on October 31st.

Current Commissioners

Debra Johnson, Chair   
Patrick Chiechi, Vice Chair 
Frank Erbacher
Rhonda Shaw
Jeanne Salisbury
Gregor Blackburn

Evelyn Taverna

Breck Hitz

Mary Ellen Carroll

Ex-Officio Commissioners

Deirdre Martin, Councilmember

Stephen Mahaley, San Mateo Co Office of Emergency Services
Marcus Peppers, Jefferson Union High School District
Peggy Flemming, American Red Cross

Tsunami Video
Courtesy of San Diego County OES

SMC Alert Network
Pacifica provides its residents with the ability to participate in the county alert system known as SMC Alert. The program allows participates to receive automatic notifcations to their computers, cell phones or any device capable of receiving email on such things as utility outages, road closures and weather warnings. For more information and to sign up, visit www.smcalert.info.

San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services
There are a variety of services available from San Mateo County. For more information, visit www.smcready.org.

United States Department of Homeland Security
In addition, there are more resources available from www.ready.gov.

CERT Training
The Pacifica Police Department is offering another session of Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training at the Pacifica Police Department. You can sign up on line with the following ink: http://www.cityofpacifica.org/depts/police/natural_disasters/cert.asp

Want to find out where hazards are in your area?  Click on the following link:  an interactive map.

72 Hours - Are you Prepared?

Emergency Check List


Archived Agendas and Minutes