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DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
2008 STATE AGENDA
The San Francisco Department of Emergency Management will support state legislation and administrative action in pursuit of the following goals:
I. Oil Spill Prevention and Response
- Volunteer Training: create volunteer training programs that will provide on-the-spot training to convergent volunteers following an oil spill.
- Spill cleanup technology: improve oil spill cleanup technology, including funding research and reporting on emerging technologies.
- Notification: require the California Office of Emergency Services to promptly notify all Bay Area counties of any oil spill that occurs inSan Francisco Bay.
- Response: require rapid response to the scene of any oil spill in San Francisco Bay.
- Training: require that any entity required to file an oil spill contingency plan must exercise that plan regularly.
II. Interoperable Communications
- Planning: facilitate clear governance, including both state and local representation, for state and regional public safety interoperable communications networks, as described in California's State Interoperable Communications Plan (SCIP). Support creation of a Bay Area Regional Interoperable Communications System.
III. Department of Homeland Security and Office of Emergency Services
- Grant funding: maximize state grant funding for emergency management programs in San Francisco.
IV. Emergency Communications
- 9-1-1 fees: maximize 9-1-1 fee revenue that the state returns to counties.
- VoIP: Ensure that Voice Over Internet Protocol services supply 9-1-1 emergency calling capabilities to their customers.