Jan 6 2015

Public Safety Committee to Meet Thursday, January 8

Piedmont’s Public Safety Committee will meet on Thursday, January 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 120 Vista Avenue.  The meeting will not be broadcast, video recorded, or live streamed; however, the public is welcome to attend and address issues of interest.  Minutes of November meeting, 2014.


 – Update on Crime Trends

– Update on Neighborhood Meetings

The number of recent meetings will be reported.

– Update on Neighborhood Preparedness Efforts

The Tiburon/Belvedere Neighborhood Watch/Disaster Preparedness meetings are similar to Piedmont’s but offer some additional information that may be incorporated.

– Update on City Emergency Plan Upgrades

At its December 15 meeting the Piedmont City Council authorized $20,000 to contract with Howell Consulting, Inc of Sacramento to update the City’s Emergency Plan. The plan was developed in 1997 and revised in 2005, becoming quite voluminous and cumbersome to use.

Fire Chief Warren McLaren is working on a plan to provide essential training and education on emergency management to City employees.  Disaster preparedness report of October 2014

Emergency planning  December 2014

– Update on School Liaison Activities


PSC Committee Members:

Scott Fitzgerell, Police Chief Rikki Goede, Michael Gardner, Ryan Gilbert, Garrett Keating, Sue Lin, Fire Chief Bud McLaren, Andrea Swenson (School Board Represenative), Lyman Shaffer, Chair

Council Liaison:  Mayor Margaret Fujioka 

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