Friday, June 1, 2012
RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 200 - Richmond, VA 23219 - www.council.richmondva.gov COUNCIL PUBLIC INFORMATION NEWS ADVISORY IMMEDIATE RELEASE TO BE FORWARDED AND SHARED Friday, June 1, 2012 Richmond City Council reminds Richmond Residents to prepare Now for this year's Hurricane Season Hurricane Season Begins today: Runs June 1 - November 30 (Richmond, Virginia) – Richmond City Council reminds Richmond Residents to prepare now for Hurricane Season, which begins today and runs from annually from June 1 to November 30. Residents are invited and encouraged to visit the Richmond Department of Fire and Emergency Services Office of Emergency Management webpage, at http://www.richmondgov.com/fire/EM_Preparedness.aspx Some general emergency preparedness reminders include: • Stocking up on batteries and flashlights • Checking operation of and/or consider purchasing of a portable generator • Storing water, non-perishable food and other supplies that may be needed during and after a severe weather event • Remembering that mobile phone services may be compromised, over capacity or not working during or in the aftermath of a severe weather event • Establishing an out-of-town contact for family members so that everyone has one main contact that is out of range of severe weather event in case of separation • Keeping medication and important paperwork in a safe place CONTACT For more information, please contact Anthony McLean, Coordinator Richmond Department of Fire and Emergency Services Office of Emergency Management, at 804.646.2504 (tel), or Anthony.email@example.com (email). - E N D - ______________________________________ Steven R. Skinner, APR Council Public Information Manager RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL OFFICE OF THE COUNCIL CHIEF OF STAFF Richmond City Hall 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 Richmond, Virginia 23219 804.646.6052 (office) 804.335.4054 (mobile) 804.937.1386 (home/mobile) 804.646.5468 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org (email) www.council.richmondva.gov(website) ____________________________________________ MISSION The mission of Richmond City Council is to represent citizens in creating and amending local laws, providing government policy and oversight, and approving the city budget. VISION Richmond City Council is committed to creating a vibrant community that is a great place to live, work, learn, play, visit and raise a family.
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