Emergency Management

Emergency Management

The Mayor of the City of Lytle is the Emergency Management Coordinator. Mayor Mark Bowen has composed a team of personnel to assist with his duties. Emergency Management is responsible for coordinating emergency responses for disasters, both man-made and natural. The emergency management department has a command post located in the Public Works complex at the corner of South Prairie Street and Mesquite St. The emergency management department has a cargo trailer which is also housed at the Public Works complex. Emergency Management is also responsible for the notification of its citizens during emergencies. This is accomplished in two ways:

The Emergency Management team follows the National Incident Management System (NIMS) when it is activated.

Command Post

The Emergency Management command post contains:

  • Radio communications systems (both portable and fixed)
  • Computer with internet capabilities (for up to date weather information)
  • Groupcast emergency notification system
  • Siren warning system control center
  • Supplies for responders such as protective equipment, flashlights, etc.

Emergency Management Trailer

The Emergency Management trailer contains:

  • Cots
  • Pillows and blankets
  • First Aid supplies
  • Water
  • Ice chest
  • Portable generators
  • Rescue tools