Meeting Date: 01/11/12 05:30 PM

Meeting Type: Regular

Location: Woman’s Club of Hollywood – 1749 N. La Brea, Hollywood 90046

Details:  

Call to Order
 
1) Updates & Announcements 
 
2) CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)  Motion and Vote
Backround: LAFD Emergency Response Unit provides important CERT Training Course free of charge to the Los Angeles community and residence 18 years and older. In the event of disaster (brush fire, earthquake, emergency incident) it is usually the local community that become the "first responders" providing immediate assistance. In the past, a green CERT safety helmet and green vest identifying CERT have been provided to community members who complete the CERT Course. Due to funding cuts this basic required equipment is no longer available or provided by LAFD CERT Unit.
 
Motion: EMS Committee requests the HHWNC board of directors to support the community and LAFD CERT Program by approving funding for the purchase of needed community CERT equipment in the amount of $3,000.  CERT Helmets, Vests or CERT Basic Kit.
 
3) Public Comment
 
Adjournment 
 
LAPD Town Hall Meeting starts at 6:30 – Woman’s Club (same location)
 
Hope to see you Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Emergency Services Committee-January 11, 2012
 
Minutes 
 
Meeting called to order  at 5:35 PM by Valorie-Chair EMS Committee
 
Quorum in attendance: 10 stakeholders present
 
1) Chair made announcements for CERT Training and Power Outages
 
2) LAFD-CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)  Motion and Vote
Backround: LAFD Emergency Response Unit provides important CERT Training Course free of charge to the Los Angeles community and residence 18 years and older. In the event of disaster (brush fire, earthquake, emergency incident) it is usually the local community that is first on scene and become the "first responders" providing immediate assistance. In the past, a green CERT safety helmet and green vest identifying CERT have been provided to community members who complete the CERT Course. Due to funding cuts this basic required equipment is no longer available or provided by LAFD CERT Unit.

Brief discussion of  LAFD CERT Course (community emergency response team) 
current classes and needed community equipment.


Motion: EMS Committee requests the HHWNC board of directors to support the community and LAFD CERT Program by approving funding for the purchase of needed community CERT equipment in the amount of $3,000.  CERT Helmets, Vests or CERT Basic Kit. 
motion: vote carried 10 – yes – 0-no -0 abstain
 
 
Public Comment:   Agnes Topacio with LA County Public Health-Emergency Preparedness informed the committee of Public Health Emergency Volunteer Network (PHEV).
 
Adjourn 6PM
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