Hello and Welcome to the NEW "Public Works Emergence Response Council"
Updated - 8/24/2020
Don't forget our call this Friday. Lots of activity in the gulf, we will discuss some of the plans.
NEW ZOOM LINK
Updated - 6/7/2020
Invitation: TEXAS - Public Works Emergency Response Council
We would like to invite you to attend our monthly meetings of the New Public Works Emergency Response Council sponsored by Texas Chapter of APWA via zoom. The meetings are online, on the last Friday of each month from 12:30 to 1: pm+/-.
Agenda: first 15 min is Council introduction, membership, current issues, and general business. The second 15 min changes each time, between, training, SOPs, operational processes, and new requirements.
Hurricane season has now started, amidst a pandemic and other unrest. How do we safely respond? Join us as we discuss those issues and how they effect our Public Works Operations, and Responses.
Our website page: http://texas.apwa.net/PageDetails/21105
TxAPWA Chapter Admin is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
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Posted January 2020
The Texas Chapter of APWA has taken the old emergency management committee and re-adjusted it to this new Texas Public Works Emergence Response Council.
The Council will serve as Statewide data base of response assets, available to respond as requested to man-made and natural disasters thru mutual aid. Equipment (mission ready packages) Personnel trained, certified and a single contact number with immediate group page
The Council will provide education/training to its public works response teams bi-annually (Feb and June in conjunction with Public WorkShop and Annual Conference).
The Council will facilitate/organize the set up of additional regional response teams throughout the State
Chair – Ronnie Bates, Community Development, City of Allen
Co-Chair – Pat Hughes, EMC, Assistant Fire Chief, City of Sugar Land
Co-Chair – Jason Rivera, Assistant Director of Public Works, City of Katy
EM Rep – Mistie Gardner, EM, City of Richardson
Secretary – Bob Kopp, Deputy Director of Public Works, City of Frisco
Treasure – Robert Valenzuela, PE, Director of Public Works, City of Sugar Land
RTL-NCTX – Manny Palacios, Director of Public Works, City of Weatherford
RTL-McAllen – Jeff Johnson, Assistant City Manager, City of McAllen
RTL-Houston – Robert Valenzuela - Houston Area
RTL-Austin – Mike Bewley - City of Austin
RTL-Future – San Antonio -
Trustee – Education -
Trustee – Certification -
Trustee – TDEM Rep – Kharley Smith
Trustee – Database Manager/Asset Manager
Trustee – TEEX’s - Andrew Wenzel
Trustee – Grant Funding -
Trustee - Tom Wendorf