The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is responsible for preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation planning, as well as coordination and support of response operations in an all-hazard approach to major emergencies and disasters.
OEM monitors local conditions and stays in contact with response agencies and city leaders on potential or actual incidents. The office works cooperatively with other local, state and federal agencies to encourage coordination at all levels of response.
OEM operates a Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT) and a Citizen Ham Radio Operations Team. The Emergency Management Director is Randy More. His contact numbers are 816-792-2530.