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dept head

Butch Knowlton
Emergency Management Director

Emergency Management

Emergency Management

The Office of Emergency Management monitors and assesses the potential for natural and manmade disasters which could affect all or part of La Plata County. Emergency Management provides information to the public about these potential hazards.  The develops prevention, preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation plans in accordance with state laws to enhance resiliency in our region. The Office of Emergency Management coordinates all emergency responses during disasters and other large scale emergencies.


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