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    Has anyone adopted NIMS yet??? I have taken the train the trainer and am working on getting my dept. through this. Just curious how many of you have done this already. Thanks lilyogi

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    The trustees have adopted NIMS under resolution, but we have not yet started training the department. Only myself and the chief have been trained so far.

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    Same here, adopted the resolution and started training with the CD. Hope to have everybody done by the end of the year so we can take the next class in Jan. or Feb.
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    Can I get a copy of what you did? Thanks Lilyogi.

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    Yogi, e-mail me your mailing address (and e-mail, too) and I'll send you some stuff.
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    And while you're at it, jump over to IACOJ and read my article Voice of Reason-The Secret of NIMS.
    It will unlock the secret!
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    lilyogi,
    where did you take the train the trainer for NIMS? For that matter where did you take any class for NIMS? If you would please drop me an e-mail. Thanks
    bunnie62

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    I took the NIMS class at Colona Fire Department

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    bunnie:
    My guys took the TTT at Galesburg last Wednesday, I believe.
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    Default It's official!

    At last night's trustee meeting, we adopted and signed the NIMS ordinance for our fire protection district. It is a very simple, one page document patterned after Galesburg's ordinance.
    If anyone would like to see a copy, email me at rockysroom@winco.net.
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    We did that in September, beat the Oct. 1 deadline. What took you so long?
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    We ain't done nuttin' yet. I've got a copy of the ordinance Naperville passed. I haven't taken any action because of the training issue.

    Can somebody email me the poop on where to get this "CD" so we can get off dead center?

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    Originally posted by jaybird210
    We ain't done nuttin' yet. I've got a copy of the ordinance Naperville passed. I haven't taken any action because of the training issue.

    Can somebody email me the poop on where to get this "CD" so we can get off dead center?

    Spank you. Spank you very much.
    I know I'm just an interloper , but could someone also get me info for acquiring the CD???

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    When does NIMS have to be passed by? Is it just for Fire Depts? I have never heard it discussed around here. I have seen several area municipalities pass it.

    I don't know much about it. If someone could E-mail me a copy of an ordinance I would apreciate it.

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    Jaybird and anybody else, e-mail me your mailing address and I'll send you a CD and registration form. Compliments of the prez.
    Jack Boczek, Chief
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    Default Here's a sample!

    Here is a sample of a NIMS resolution/ordinance.
    Feel free to "borrow" it.
    (Your Fire Department Name Here)
    Resolution No. 2004-(Insert # Here)

    Whereas, Homeland Security Presidential Directive/HSPD-5 establishes the National Incident Management System (NIMS); and

    Whereas, the Trustees/Commissioners of the (Insert You Fire Department Name Here) Fire Department/Fire Protection District believe it is in the best interest of the City/Village/Fire Protection District that the National Incident Management System (NIMS) be adopted; and

    Whereas, the NIMS establishes a single, comprehensive approach to domestic incident management to ensure that all levels of government across the Nation have the capability to work efficiently and effectively together using a national approach to domestic incident management; and

    Whereas, the NIMS provides a consistent nationwide approach for Federal, State and local governments to work together to prepare for and respond to, and recover from domestic incidents regardless of the cause, size or complexity; and

    Whereas, the NIMS provides for interoperability and compatibility among Federal, State, and local capabilities and includes a core set of concepts, principles, terminology and technology and technologies covering the Incident Command System, Unified Command, training, management of resources and reporting; and

    Whereas, beginning October 1, 2004, all Federal departments and agencies shall make adoption of the NIMS a requirement for providing Federal preparedness assistance through grants, contracts or other activities to local governments;

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE TRUSTEES/COMMISSIONERS OF (YOUR FIRE DEPARTMENT NAME HERE) FIRE DEPARTMENT/FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT, (YOUR COUNTY NAME), ILLINOIS;

    SECTION ONE: That the Trustees/Commissioners of (Your Fire Department Name Here) Fire Department/Fire Protection District hereby adopts the National Incident Management System (NIMS) as the system of preparing for and responding to disaster incidents.

    SECTION TWO: The President and Secretary of the Fire Department/Fire Protection District are hereby authorized to execute this Resolution upon passage.

    Passed: (Date), 2004

    Approved: ___Ayes ___Nays

    _________________________
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    Don't forget that just passing the ordinance and some one attending the NIMS class does not make you compliant!

    You have to have a 4 hour validation exercise and annual training to actually adopt NIMS. They want to know if you can make Unified Command work at an incident when the crap hits the fan.
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    What are some examples of the validation exercise that some agencies are using?

    Will the online course on the FEMA website work, or does it have to be a class?

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    I think IFSI and IEMA are doing the courses. You need to set one up with them. I've heard they're having some difference of opinion as to which one is the "official" class so it may be good to do some checking first before setting one up.
    Jack Boczek, Chief
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    Not to worry folks. Unless your Department is in massive disarray, all will indeed be well.

    For those in Rio Linda ...

    http://www.fema.gov/nims

    http://www.training.fema.gov/emiweb/IS/is700.asp

    http://www.nimsonline.com

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