Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

Manager’s Update: November 6, 2013

For information on personal and family preparedness visit:

FEMA’s  Are you Ready at  http://www.ready.gov/be-informed

Red Cross’s Plan and Prepare at  http://www.redcross.org/prepare

Note: Our apologies for the background music in this video. During this interview the fabulous Gilbert Fire Department bagpipes were warming up for the Veteran’s Day Ceremony.

Behind-the-Scenes with Gilbert Digital

Manager’s Update: October 10, 2013

This week, I go behind-the-scenes with Digital Journalists Gardenia Lamadrid and Jessica Bautista to demonstrate how the Manager’s Update video series is shot and produced.

To view more Manager’s Update videos subscribe to: http://www.youtube.com/TownofGilbertArizona

New Public Works Director

Manager’s Update: September 26, 2013

In this Manager’s Update, I speak with the new Town of Gilbert Public Works Director Ken Morgan.  Ken brings an extensive background in Public Works operations to the Gilbert team. Most recently working with the City of Phoenix as the Deputy Water Services Director, Ken has also served as the Operations Manager for Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities, overseeing the water distribution and wastewater collection crews in the operation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of infrastructure. In addition to serving as the District Supervisor for the St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District, Ken also managed the building, construction management, design, planning, and Streets operations for O’Fallon, Missouri prior to moving to Charlotte Mecklenburg.

Yarnell Fire Support

Manager’s Update: July 10, 2013

Due to the events related to the lives lost in the Yarnell Fire, this Manager’s Update is being posted one week early and is dedicated to the Prescott 19.

This week I talk with Assistant Fire Chief Vance Gray about the Yarnell fire and Gilbert Fire & Rescue and Gilbert Police Department’s involvement and what we can all do to help.

Join Gilbert Police and Gilbert Fire & Rescue for Guns vs. Hoses, a charity hockey game this Saturday. Admission is free and all donations will go to the 100 Club of Arizona Survivor’s fund. The event is Saturday July 13 @ 12:00, at Gilbert Polar Ice.

Donations can also be made online: http://www.100club.org.

Please look for my next update on August 1.