City of Sweeny | Office of Emergency Management
City of Sweeny, Texas

Emergency Management

City Ordinance - Emergency Management

The City of Sweeny Office of Emergency Management was created on March 1, 1983 by the passing of City Ordinance No. 317.  To view the Emergency Management Ordinance, click here.

The City of Sweeny has an extensive Emergency Management Plan addressing the mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery phases of civil preparedness.  This plan has continually been updated since its inception in 1983. 

Homeland Security Concerns

Because of Homeland Security concerns, the City of Sweeny is evaluating its Emergency Management Plan and the release of information on this Web site.  The City of Sweeny embraces the idea of releasing public information on this Web site as a service to the city and the surrounding community.  However, in the post-9/11 era of homeland security and public safety, releasing certain sections of this Plan to the public may jeopardize the City's safety and its ability to effectively respond and defend the City in terrorist-based scenarios.

Sweeny is an unlikely target of terrorism, however, it can not be ruled out as a possibility, especially since one of the new ideas of extreme Islamic terrorists is to attack and reek havoc in smaller American cities where security is likely more relaxed than in metropolitan areas. 

Emergency Assistance Form

The City of Sweeny Office of Emergency Management Emergency Assistance Form is now available to download online.  This is a form to be completed by those individuals who may need life-saving governmental assistance during an emergency or disaster.

Click here to download and print the Emergency Assistance Form (requires Adobe Reader).

Emergency Management Plan

There are 23 major sections of our Emergency Management Plan.  Each section has been separated for easier navigation.  The documents in the sections are available in Microsoft Word format only.

NOTE: THESE FILES HAVE BEEN REMOVED DUE TO HOMELAND SECURITY ISSUES.

Connect-CTY

The City of Sweeny has partnered with NTI Group, Inc. to provide Connect-CTY™, a  time-sensitive message delivery system used by authorized civic leaders to create and rapidly disseminate emergency messages to the City of Sweeny via telephone numbers stored in the notification database.

For much more information about this service, CLICK HERE.

Emergency Management Forms/Flyers

 

Contact Us

 

The Office of Emergency Management is not a full-time operating city department and is therefore not staffed like most other city departments.

 

For specific questions regarding the City of Sweeny Office of Emergency Management, the Emergency Management Plan, or other similar topics, please send an e-mail to sweenyeoc@windstream.net, or contact one of the following officials listed below:

 

 

Name Position Phone
Devin Lemon Emergency Management Coordinator 979-548-3320
Cindy King Asst. Emergency Management Coordinator 979-548-3325

 

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Visit our Web page entitled Hurricane Safety for more information concerning  weather related emergency planning and info.

If you have a problem or concern, please call the police department at 979-548-3111 or dial 9-1-1 if you have a life threatening situation.

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