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WarnCentralTexas.org serves as a public portal for residents to register for our Regional Notification System (RNS) and learn about other ways their local communities distribute information in times of emergencies. WarnCentralTexas.org also is being developed as a regional preparedness resource so residents in the ten-county CAPCOG region can find useful information about how they can prepare themselves for emergencies and disasters.

 
Emergency Management

Color LOGO small636691838875950213The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) assists Williamson County in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disasters.  The OEM works year-round with City Departments, regional emergency management and public safety officials, and elected officials to develop a plan to lessen the impact of disasters on County residents. OEM Staff comes from various backgrounds and specializations, and work together in the four areas of emergency management: preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.

During a disaster, please stay tuned to local radio or television stations for up to date information regarding appropriate safety measures. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to learn about preparedness and what the Office of Emergency Management is doing.


 
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Announcements

Water Distribution Locations and Other Winter Storm Resources Available

  • 22 February 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Water Distribution Locations and Other Winter Storm Resources Available

The winter storm had a devastating effect on our region. However, Williamson County neighbors are reaching out to help their neighbors. Click this article for resources available for those impacted by the storm. Please note, some of these resources may vary in availability.  

WilCo Water Brigade Dispatches 5,000 Gallons to Hard Hit Communities

  • 21 February 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 337
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When Williamson County’s Office of Emergency Management learned that no water would be available again today for its communities that have been out of water for days or under a boil water notice, it formed its own water brigade to distribute water. In total, approximately 5,000 gallons of water were distributed. Water distribution sites will be open again on Sunday, February 21. To check locations and schedules, go to the website.

County Judge Bill Gravell Issues Disaster Declaration

  • 21 February 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
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County Judge Bill Gravell Issues Disaster Declaration

Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell issued a proclamation declaring a state of disaster for Williamson County on Sunday, February 21, 2021, due to the significant winter weather conditions it experienced and occurrence and ongoing imminent threat of widespread and severe damage, injury and/or loss of life or property. The County Judge and Office of Emergency Management have determined that extraordinary measures must be taken to protect the health, safety and welfare of the County's residents. The state of disaster shall continue for not more than seven days unless continued or renewed by the Commissioners Court. A copy of the proclamation can be found here. 

County Buildings closed Monday, February 22, 2021

  • 21 February 2021
  • Author: Lauren Gammon
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County Buildings closed Monday, February 22, 2021

The Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace office, located at 211 W. 6th St. in Taylor, and the Precinct 4 Annex, located at 412 Vance St. in Taylor, will be closed Monday, February 22, 2021, due to storm damage or other circumstances that make the buildings unable to be occupied. Please continue to monitor social media and our website, www.wilco.org, for updates.

State to Collect Damage Assessments from Winter Storm

  • 20 February 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 1430
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State to Collect Damage Assessments from Winter Storm

Governor Greg Abbott announced a statewide effort to collect damage assessment data for this unprecedented winter storm event. This information is being collected to help officials across the state gain an understanding of damages for individuals throughout Texas.

Please go to the website link to submit your winter storm related damage https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/eb1ab4928205490182896d86783447d3

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