SWFWMD – High Water Update

High Water Update With all the rainfall we’ve had lately, and what is forecasted, I wanted to send you a quick update. Please note that the current high water is not isolated to the Withlacoochee River system. The Peace, Myakka, Manatee, Alafia and Hillsborough Rivers (within our District) have already reached flood stage. Flooding is … Continue reading SWFWMD – High Water Update

Employment Opportunity – Outside Plant Engineer – Private Sector

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CISA – 2nd Annual National Cybersecurity Summit

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is hosting the 2nd Annual National Cybersecurity Summit.  The Summit will bring together stakeholders from around the world to a forum with presentations focused on emerging technologies, vulnerability management, incident response, risk mitigation, and other current cybersecurity topics.  Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from Federal, state, … Continue reading CISA – 2nd Annual National Cybersecurity Summit

APWA – Washington Report – July 29, 2019

July 29, 2019                                     Share:     **PLEASE NOTE—Due to the August Congressional District Work Period, the next edition of the APWA Washington Report, will be sent out post-Labor Day on September 8, 2019. In the meantime, and for updates,please follow APWA … Continue reading APWA – Washington Report – July 29, 2019

DHS-CISA – Regarding Ransomware and Three Steps towards Resilience

Partners, The recent ransomware attacks targeting systems across the country are the latest in a string of attacks affecting State and local government partners. The growing number of such attacks highlights the critical importance of making cyber preparedness a priority and taking the necessary steps to secure our networks against adversaries. Prevention is the most … Continue reading DHS-CISA – Regarding Ransomware and Three Steps towards Resilience

DHS Announces 2019 Preparedness Grants

DHS Announces 2019 Preparedness Grants U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Kevin K. McAleenan announced $350 million in allocations for six competitive preparedness grant programs. These allocations, coupled with more than $1.3 billion in non-competitive grant funding (announced in April), total more than $1.7 billion in FY 2019 granted to assist states, local areas, tribal and territorial … Continue reading DHS Announces 2019 Preparedness Grants

FEMA Hosts Webinars on Updated NIMS Courses

FEMA Hosts Webinars on Updated NIMS Courses As part of the 2017 National Incident Management System (NIMS) update, FEMA released four revised courses in the Incident Command System (ICS) All-Hazards Position Specific curriculum, which are: •  E/L0958, NIMS ICS All-Hazards Operations Section Chief Course•  E/L0960, NIMS ICS All-Hazards Division/ Group Supervisor Course •  E/L0984, NIMS ICS … Continue reading FEMA Hosts Webinars on Updated NIMS Courses

FEMA Hosts Webinars on Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place Guidance

FEMA Hosts Webinars on Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place Guidance FEMA released "Planning Considerations: Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place- Guidance for State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Partners". The document draws upon the collective experience of those partners to provide relevant concepts, principals, and guidance as a resource for emergency managers and planners. FEMA’s National Integration Center is hosting a 60-minute webinars to discuss the … Continue reading FEMA Hosts Webinars on Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place Guidance

FEMA Hosts Webinar on Hurricane Michael Recovery Advisories

FEMA Hosts Webinar on Hurricane Michael Recovery Advisories FEMA will host two webinars to discuss recently-released Hurricane Michael Recovery Advisories on Thursday, Aug. 15. These Recovery Advisories assist various stakeholders in rebuilding more resiliently by providing design and construction guidance to help minimize damage from future storm events. The webinar is free and available to anyone interested in the topics … Continue reading FEMA Hosts Webinar on Hurricane Michael Recovery Advisories