The Emergency Management Department regularly updates and exercises the County Emergency Operations Plan, utilizing an all-hazards approach in preparing for emergencies/disasters.†This includes maintenance of the communications plan, ensuring complete interoperability between all agencies during an incident.†The Department also provides training, exercises and mitigation plans in preparation for and response to emergencies; maintains resource lists for use during an emergency, identifying and allocating resources from local, State and private sources; facilitates Mutual Aid Agreements and Intergovernmental Agreements between agencies/jurisdictions, both within Gunnison County and on a regional basis; and locates, writes and manages appropriate grants.
Gunnison County Hazardous Materials Team
The organizational function is mandated by Federal Law under Sara Title III. It is the purpose of the HazMat Department to train and maintain a team that is educated in the proper containment of hazardous materials for the protection of the public. The team must maintain DOT and EPA standards.
Regional Emergency Notifications
To register your Voice over IP (VoIP) or Wireless Telephones, please click here to go to the TFCC system and fill out the registration form. Each number provided will be added to the regional emergency database to receive voice notifications when your address is impacted by a disaster or emergency. Each number can only be associated with one address in the system.
Administrative Assistant III|
Office of Emergency Management
200 E. Virginia
Gunnison, CO 81230
Phone: (970) 641-2481|
(voicemail is available 24 hours/day)
Fax: (970) 641-7693
Gunnison County Homeland Security
Colorado's Homeland Security is broken up into nine All Hazards Regions. The West Region is comprised of Montrose, Delta, Gunnison, San Miguel, Ouray and Hinsdale Counties.
The regional designation is for Planning, Training and Exercising. This office has no enforcement authority and all threats or other enforcement issues should be reported to the F.B.I.
Homeland Security West Region Coordinator Christy Laney
PO Box 520
Montrose, CO 81402
Phone: (970) 417-4945
Mobile: (970) 901-0472