The Incident Management Team consists of one high level employee from each of the following departments: Fire Department, Police Department, and Public Works Department. The Incident Management Team is responsible for the preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery activities before, during, and after an emergency or disaster affects the City of Gulfport. The Incident Management Team coordinates the direction of city government operations in response to emergencies. The Incident Management Team acts under the policies determined by the City Administration, the City Council, and the State of Mississippi, and is subject to the Administration’s general supervision and control. The Incident Management Team will carry out the general policies of the City Administration and the City Council in conformity with the guidelines established by the state emergency management and homeland security agencies in accordance with the established procedures and state laws.
The Incident Management Team is responsible for the development and implementation of emergency operations plans, community preparedness activities, emergency communications, and coordination of emergency response agencies.
Below is the link to our Hazard Mitigation Plan. If you would like to view this plan and leave a comment, please click on the link below.