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File #: Ord. 2020-73    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Individual Consideration
File created: 7/28/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/1/2020 Final action:
Title: Consider approval of Ordinance 2020-73, on the first of two readings, amending section 26.002 of the San Marcos City Code to establish that the City will implement the National Incident Management System ("NIMS") as its model for managing public safety emergencies and incidents; providing a savings clause; providing for the repeal of any conflicting provisions; and providing an effective date.
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Chapter_26___CIVIL_EMERGENCIES_Redline_July 2020
AGENDA CAPTION:
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Consider approval of Ordinance 2020-73, on the first of two readings, amending section 26.002 of the San Marcos City Code to establish that the City will implement the National Incident Management System ("NIMS") as its model for managing public safety emergencies and incidents; providing a savings clause; providing for the repeal of any conflicting provisions; and providing an effective date.
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Meeting date: September 1, 2020

Department: Neighborhood Enhancement - Resource Recovery

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Background Information:
In July 2006, Chapter 26 was re-written in its entirety. During the re-write, the requirement to NIMS as the city's system for managing large-scale events and incidents was not included. The NIMS clause in the ordinance is a grant funding requirement for both State and federal grants. This requirement is based on:
? The President of the United States has issued Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD) 5, directing the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to develop and administer a National Incident Management System (NIMS) to provide a consistent na...

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