Eatontown Borough | 47 Broad Street Eatontown, NJ 07724 | (732) 389-7600

Emergency Mgt

Office of Emergency Management

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Contact Information

Eatontown Office of Emergency Management
47 Broad St.
Eatontown, NJ 07724
P: 732-904-6950
F: 732-389-7659

General email:
Twitter handle: @EatontownOEM
Kevin L. Gonzalez Council Liaison
William A Mego III Coordinator
Rudolph Trask Deputy Coordinator
Tanner Shea Deputy Coordinator Fire
Dale Bennett Deputy Coordinator EMS
Barry Roth Deputy Coordinator CERT
John Sanders Deputy Coordinator Haz Mat.
Captain Theresa Healy Deputy Coordinator PD
Chief Wiliam Lucia Police Chief

Established in 1982 the Eatontown Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is responsible for Federal and State Law, for the coordination of all Emergency Services in the Borough of Eatontown. We know that Emergencies can strike anytime, anywhere and in many forms, such as a hurricane, snow storm, earthquake, flood, fire, and hazardous material; an act of nature or an act of terrorism.

The Office of Emergency Management has the resources and responsibilities for dealing with all aspects of emergencies, plus oversees the four basic phases of Emergency Management which are mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. Emergency management involves plans, structures and arrangements established to engage the normal endeavors of government, voluntary and private agencies in a comprehensive and coordinated way to respond to the whole spectrum of emergency needs.The Mayor and Council work very closely with OEM to provide the support that is needed to be effective in all phases.

The Borough of Eatontown Office of Emergency Management is responsible for implementing, reviewing, and updating the Emergency-Operating Plan. The Emergency Operating Plan (EOP) contains annexes for each borough department delineating what their responsibilities are in the event of an emergency or disaster. Where Borough departments cannot provide specific support services, outside agencies, such as the American Red Cross and Salvation Army, are contracted through verbal and written agreements to provide the service needed.

The Emergency Operating Plan is reviewed and approved every 3 years by the Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management. Annexes must be tested through functional, tabletop, and full-scale exercises. The Borough’s Emergency Operating Center (EOC) is located adjacent to the police communications center in the municipal building. In times of crisis, all members of the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) respond to Borough Hall and meet to address the emergency.

The Office of Emergency Management also coordinates a Citizen EmergencyResponseTeam (CERT). Currently Barry Roth is the CERT Coordinator for Eatontown. The CERT program is a voluntary and is always seeking volunteers. Training is provided. For more information, click on here

LIST LINKS Hazard Mitigation Planning FEMA NJSP OEM CERT Citizens Corp Red Cross Monmouth County OEM Weather Service National Hurricane Center