Author: Dale Rowley

Public Information – Local Communities

City of Belfast (website): https://www.cityofbelfast.org/

City of Belfast (Facebook): – https://www.facebook.com/Maine.Belfast/

Our Town Belfast (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/ourtownbelfast/

Town of Belmont (website): https://belmontme.org/

Belmont Responds (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/belmontresponds/?__tn__=%2Cd%2CP-R&eid=ARAMkJ7jmHL1MJwNe3Ljai7ZYcOFla6u5x5b1KhykDfXIO4T6wO1bqOzufex2ZHksUDM3LFo57JTnDEd

Town of Brooks (website): https://brooks.govoffice2.com/

Town of Brooks (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/brooksmaine/

Brooks EMA (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Government-Organization/Brooks-Maine-EMA-1031718767037329/

Town of Burnham (website): https://burnham-maine.us/coronavirus-resources

Town of Frankfort (website): https://www.facebook.com/frankfortmaine/

Town of Freedom (website): http://www.freedommaine.com/FREEDOM/

Town of Freedom (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/pages/Freedom-Town-Hall/409360329247350

Town of Islesboro (website): http://www.townofislesboro.com/

Town of Islesboro (facebook): https://www.facebook.com/groups/58403271629/

Town of Jackson (website): http://www.jacksonmaine.net/office

Jackson (Food Pantry): http://www.jacksonmaine.net/organizations/food-pantry

Town of Knox (website): http://www.knoxmaine.com/

Town of Liberty (website): http://www.libertymaine.us/

Town of Liberty: https://www.facebook.com/libertymaine/

Liberty Village Site: https://www.facebook.com/Liberty-Maine-Community-News-930246173684605/

Town of Lincolnville (website): https://www.town.lincolnville.me.us/

Town of Monroe (website): https://townofmonroe.me/

Town of Montville (website): http://www.montvillemaine.org/

Montville Fire & Emergency Mgmt (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/Montville-Maine-Volunteer-Fire-Department-108404955873996/

Town of Morrill (website): http://www.morrillme.org/

Town of Morrill (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/Town-of-Morrill-Maine-918497361498935/

Town of Northport (website): http://www.northportmaine.org/

Town of Northport (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/townofnorthport/

Town of Palermo (website): http://www.townofpalermo.org/

Town of Palermo (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/Town-of-Palermo-1414731285457081/

Town of Prospect (website): http://www.prospectmaine.org/

Town of Prospect (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/TownofProspectMaine/

Town of Searsmont (website): https://searsmont.com/

Town of Searsmont (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/townofsearsmontmaine/

Town of Searsport (website): https://searsport.maine.gov/

Town of Searsport (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/Searsport/

Town of Stockton Springs (website): https://www.stocktonsprings.org/

Town of Stockton Springs (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/stocktonspringsmaine/

Stockton Springs opportunities (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/groups/139295283347311/

Town of Swanville (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/swanvillemaine/

Town of Thorndike (website): https://thorndikeme.com/

Town of Thorndike (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/thorndikemaine/

Town of Troy (website): https://troymainelocalnews.com

Town of Unity (website): https://unityme.org/

Town of Unity (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/groups/829060593896878/

Unity Responds (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Not-a-Business/Unity-Responds-108514117445100/

Town of Waldo (website): http://www.townofwaldo.com/

Town of Winterport (website): https://www.winterportmaine.gov/

Town of Winterport (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/The-Town-of-Winterport-Maine-86534064806/?__tn__=%2Cd%2CP-R&eid=ARDdekXFKicXQpSpjB4uFJO_LLLIUPpEIOzSFA2iNz-otTQJUH8LL4irgp8XmkiPHSPPGlB2GexUGDRX

FEDERAL/STATE AGENCIES

Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA): https://www.facebook.com/MaineEMA/

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): https://www.facebook.com/FEMA/

What’s Going On?

This page has been set up to provide the public with updated information on the current emergency situation. Please do not call 911 to find out what is going on. Only call 911 when you need emergency assistance. Contact (207) 338-3870 during business hours or e-mail ema@waldocountyme.gov anytime to ask questions. Should a threat to the public occur, you may be notified through your cell phone with a Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) message.

Current Situation:

  1. The President has declared a National Emergency and the Maine Governor has declared a State of emergency regarding the Coronavirus Pandemic disease outbreak.
  2. Reports of potential civil disturbance events have placed emergency management and law enforcement in preparedness activities to respond to such events.

Current Emergency Management Recommendations:

  1. Follow all social distancing and personal hygiene directives by the Maine CDC ( https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/airborne/coronavirus/index.shtml ) and U.S. Coronavirus website.( https://www.coronavirus.gov/)
  2. Goto https://www.maine.gov/portal/CAS/ to sign up for alerts from the State of Maine.

Current Weather Forecast: https://www.weather.gov/gyx/EMhome

Road Conditions: All roads in the County are currently open.

Evacuations: None at this time.

Sheltering: None at this time.

Local Power Grid: No power outages reported. https://www.cmpco.com/

Current as of: January 13, 2021

Youth Preparedness Committee

The Waldo County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Waldo County 4-H program have joined together to form the Waldo County Youth Preparedness Committee (YPC) in order to serve our County’s youth. The purpose of the YPC is to:

  1. Educate and Engage our Youth in Emergency Preparedness Life Skills.
  2. Encourage Civic Involvement by our Youth in order to build resilient communities.

The following documents include meeting minutes, worksheets and guidance.

EMA/CD Reference Documents

The following attachments are official Federal and State documents used to prepare local emergency management and civil defense guidance.

Waldo County Local Emergency Planning Committee

Purpose: To oversee a broad-based collaborative effort to prepare the communities in Waldo County to respond to emergencies involving hazardous chemicals.

Current Membership

  • Elected Officials: Commissioner Amy Fowler
  • Emergency Management: Dale Rowley, Olga Rumney, Rob Hoey and Almon Rivers (Searsport)
  • Environmental: John Selleck (DEP), Tiffany LaClair (DEP), John Woodward (DEP), and John Ramos (USCG)
  • Health/Medical: Peter Carter (WCGH)
  • Facility Officials: David Colter (GAC), Ryan Morrison (GAC), Greg Libby (GAC), Steve Craig (PM) and Ronny Clark (PM)
  • Facility Employees: Steve Clark (Front Street Shipyard)
  • Citizens: Peter Goodwin
  • Law Enforcement: Todd Boisvert (Searsport PD)
  • Fire Department: Vacant
  • EMS: Vacant
  • Transportation: Stephen Wing (Buckeye Partners) and Oscar Gerry (PanAm)
  • Media: Vacant
  • Community Group: Vacant

LEPC Officers: Chair – Almon Rivers, Vice Chair/Treasurer – Dale Rowley, Secretary – Olga Rumney

Meeting Dates/Times: Meetings are the third Thursday of January, April, July and October at 11:00 am in the Waldo County EMA office.

Contact: Waldo County EMA, 4 Public Safety Way, Belfast, ME 04915 Phone: 207.33.3870 Fax: 207.338.1890 Email: emadirector@waldocountyme.gov

Waldo County Commissioners Special Court Session January 27th 2021Join