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City of Newport, OR

Strategic Goals & Objectives

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Department Goals

Emergency Management (2022-23)
Goal# Goal Title Goal Type Goal Progress Goal Text Status Updates V2040 Strategies Objectives  
16 Move the City forward toward greater preparedness and resiliency. Ongoing In Process 2021-22: Due to budget cuts, the City had to pause on disaster preparedness. We need to reaffirm this priority by hiring a new coordinator and move forward with plans to develop and strengthen plans and procedures within the City to better prepare and respond to disasters. 2022-23: Staff training requirements have been surveyed, and many staff have taken needed training. As new staff are hired on, they are informed of the training requirements. COOP planning is on hold as the State is switching to a new COOP provider. We will resume when new system is in place. AAR from Cascadia Rising is in progress. E5 
635 Survey current staff training levels and develop training plan to comply with National Incident Management System requirements. Survey complete by June 2022 and training plan complete by September 2022. Completed
636 Develop a work plan by July 1 2022 that address updating COOP plans for every City Department. Not Started
637 Implement After Action Recommendations from June Cascadia rising community exercise. In Process
17 Update Emergency Operation Plan Ongoing In Process 2022-23: Grant funding is not available. Past grants that have been used for this purpose have changed their criteria and no longer fund these types of projects. We did budget funds in Capital projects to fund begin this process. Contractor will be selected by June 2023. E5 
629 Apply and obtain grant funding to update EOP by June 2022. Terminated
630 Have contractor selected and contracted by December 2022. In Process
631 Updated and expand Pandemic Response, Mass Evacuations, and any other needed sections. Not Started
18 Implement Emergency Preparedness and Outreach Programs Ongoing In Process 2022-23: Our Emergency Preparedness Coordinator has been providing public education through talking with community groups and attending public events. He has met with the Latino community on Spanish Language specific training. He has follow up meetings scheduled. Outreach to non-English speaking groups has shifted to working with OSU Extension. E5 F5 
632 Provide public education for hazard risk mitigation on an ongoing basis. In Process
633 Provide outreach to the whole community including minority populations and restarting LISTOS by June 2022. In Process
634 Develop awareness campaign to educate home and business owners on the benefits of seismic retrofit. Not Started