On June 16, 2003 the Glenpool City Council passed a resolution adopting
the Glenpool Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan
The plan has been approved by the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency
Management Agency (FEMA).
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Highlights of Glenpool's Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan
The following are the top ten high priority mitigation measures defined by the Glenpool Hazard
Mitigation Planning Committee.
- General - Install street addresses on all buildings and curbs.
- General - Teach Glenpool employees the symptoms of common,
life-threatening emergencies and how to give CPR and first aid.
- Tornadoes and High Winds - Perform tornado and high wind
evaluations at Glenpool Public Schools.
- Hazardous Material Events - Inventory local businesses and
industry to identify dangerous chemicals that are being manufactured in, stored, or transported
through the community.
- General - Build community partnerships involving local
government leaders, civic, businesses, and volunteer groups to work together to mitigate natural
and man-made hazards.
- Extreme Heat - Install window air conditioners for elderly
shut-ins for whom extreme heat can be a life-threatening hazard.
- General - Sponsor a "Helping Your Neighbors" program through
the Glenpool school system.
- Tornadoes and High Winds - When replaced, install
break-resistant glass in City Hall, City offices, and critical facilities.
- Winter Storms - Provide for routine trimming of trees to
reduce power outages during storms.
- Urban Fires and Wildfires - Replace/continue replacing
inadequately sized water lines with lines of sufficient size to provide proper fire protection to
existing and annexed areas of the community.