National Preparedness Month Proclamation at Sept. 1 City Council Meeting

Mayor Harry Rediger presented a proclamation during the Sept. 1 City Council meeting in Cape Girardeau, recognizing September as “National Preparedness Month.”
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The theme of the month, “Don’t Wait, Communicate, Make Your Emergency Plan Today,” creates an important opportunity for all residents to prepare their homes, businesses and communities for any type of emergency, including natural disasters. Plan how to stay safe an communicate during disasters that can affect our community. The proclamation notes that emergency preparedness is the responsibility of every citizen, and citizens are encouraged to make preparedness a priority and work together to be ready for disasters and emergencies of any type.
Pictured: Mayor Harry Rediger, Assistant Fire Chief & Emergency Management Coordinator Mark Hasheider, Citizen Services Director & City Clerk Gayle Conrad, Parks & Recreation Director Julia Thompson, Fire Chief Rick Ennis, Public Works Director Steve Cook, Police Chief Wes Blair, and City Manager Scott Meyer
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