EOS Responsibilities

  • Provide support to police, fire, emergency personnel and other departments with resources that may be required in response and recovery efforts. 
  • Immediately assessing the condition of major streets for passage of emergency personnel and equipment. 
  • Clearing debris and obstacles from streets and public ways.
  • Closing streets to traffic as required by authorized agencies.
  • Emergency repair of streets, walks, pavements, bridges, etc. 
  • Barricading or otherwise restricting access to public rights of way threatened by conditions existing on adjacent private property.
  • Provide trained representatives to EOC and BOC.