Emergency Management Board

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

1. Establishment

The City of Grand Forks and the County of Grand Forks through a Joint Powers Agreement establish a combined emergency management agency.

2. Administration

The agency shall be managed by a board to be known as the Emergency Management Board. The Board shall consist of: a member of the County Commission, appointed by the County Commission; a member of the City Council, appointed by the City Council, and a representative of the public, whose appointment shall be jointly concurred with by the County Commission and the City Council.

3. Powers and Duties

  • To plan for and implement the establishment of the agency;

  • To plan for and implement the emergency management systems, including emergency mitigation, preparation, response and recovery functions and activities for all emergencies and disasters, whether natural or man-made;

  • To develop a plan for the administration and management of the Emergency Management Agency;

  • To establish and develop policies governing day to day operations of the agency;

  • To prepare an annual budget for approval by the City and County;

  • To employ an Emergency Manager and staff necessary to operate or manage the agency, subject to the limits of annual appropriations and authority approved by the City and County;

  • To enter into contracts for the purchase, lease and sale of equipment and/or services necessary to carry out its powers and duties, subject to the limits of annual appropriations and authority as approved by the City and County;

  • To plan for future needs of the City and County in relation to emergency services and Emergency Management and make appropriate recommendations to the City and County;

  • To assure that emergency operational plans are developed to effectively serve the citizens within the agency’s jurisdiction;

  • To submit an annual report of all functions, activities, and recommendations for consideration by the City and County;

  • To prepare and submit such grant applications for local, state, federal or other funding which may be available for the administration, operation and management of the Emergency Management program;
    Such other powers and duties as may be assigned from time to time by the City and County.

4. Members

  • Danny Weigel
    Grand Forks City Council Representative

  • Diane Knauf
    Grand Forks County Commission Representative

  • Joe Simon
    Representative of the Public
  • Michelle Rakoczy
    Representative of the Public
  • Heather Everson
    Representative of the Public

ICS 300

  • Date: -

The ICS-300 class will be held at the Alerus Center, 1200 S 42nd St, Grand Forks, ND 58201.  Class will begin at 8:00 am and conclude at 5:00 pm each day.  

ICS-300 provides training and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the ICS. The course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is intended for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in expanding incidents or Type 3 incidents.

Prerequisites: lCS-100.c, ICS-200.c, IS-700, 1S-800.  Students must present copies of completion certificates or FEMA transcripts to class instructor on the first day of class.

Students must bring a laptop or other device to class as student materials will be provided only in digital format.

This class is POST Board approved.

 

To register follow this link and click the register button - https://www.des.nd.gov/events/ics-300-grand-forks

Return to full list >>