Vashon EOC

This is a private intranet site for the Vashon Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Vashon disaster preparedness volunteers, VIFR and County personnel must register & sign in to access other site features!

For current event information, see the Disaster Resource links to the right. (Click headings to expand the sections.) Scroll down for a compilation of RSS feeds.

For Disaster Preparedness information see VashonBePrepared's or King County's site.

To volunteer, please send an email to:   volunter - at - VashonBePrepared.org

Disaster Resources

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WEEKEND TRAFFIC FERRY DELAYS

WEEKEND TRAFFIC FERRY DELAYS

6/24/2017 12:06:08 PM

Weekend Traffic Ferry Delays Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: Weekend traffic ferry delays have started. Expect on and off delays all weekend as visitors come to Vashon for this warm weather weekend with a number of popular events. At the time of this posting, There is a one-hour wait at the Fauntleroy dock. […] more →

Oregon Legislature Enters Final Two-Week Stretch

Oregon Legislature Enters Final Two-Week Stretch

6/23/2017 8:44:04 PM

Oregon lawmakers have two weeks left to finish work in this year's legislative session. Major issues still remain on their agenda. more →

WEEKEND EVENT FERRY DELAYS HAVE BEGUN + WEEKEND HEAT ADVISORY

WEEKEND EVENT FERRY DELAYS HAVE BEGUN
+ WEEKEND HEAT ADVISORY

6/23/2017 6:44:24 PM

Weekend traffic ferry delays have started. Expect off and on delays all weekend as visitors come to Vashon for this warm weather weekend with a number of popular events. At this posting, the wait at Fauntleroy dock was two hours. Several events will put pressure on the ferry system all weekend so plan ahead for […] more →

Oregon House Narrowly Passes Measure To Scale Back Tax Break

Oregon House Narrowly Passes Measure To Scale Back Tax Break

6/23/2017 6:43:06 PM

The Oregon House has narrowly passed a measure meant to scale back a tax break intended for small businesses. The measure cleared the chamber Friday over the strong objections of Republicans. more →

Washington Lawmakers Could Be Close To Agreement On Spending, Taxes

Washington Lawmakers Could Be Close To Agreement On Spending, Taxes

6/23/2017 6:29:47 PM

After weeks of deadlock, Washington lawmakers could be close to reaching an agreement in principle on a state budget, House and Senate budget writers said on Friday. more →

Moo-ve 'Em Out: Nautical Cattle Drive Ships Dairy Cows From Northwest To Vietnam

Moo-ve 'Em Out: Nautical Cattle Drive Ships Dairy Cows From Northwest To Vietnam

6/23/2017 5:32:27 PM

More than 1,500 dairy cows embarked on a long voyage Friday from the Pacific Northwest to Vietnam. more →

WEEKEND HEAT ADVISORY – EVENTS MAY DELAY FERRIES

WEEKEND HEAT ADVISORY – EVENTS MAY DELAY FERRIES

6/23/2017 8:44:31 AM

As we go into the weekend, there is a heat advisory plus some events that are likely to cause delays on the ferry system. Plus, a new ferry schedule begins Sunday. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for this weekend starting midday tomorrow, Saturday. High temperatures on Vashon will be in the […] more →

Upcoming restriction - 140th Place NE/148th Avenue NE from NE 171st Street to NE 147th Place

Upcoming restriction - 140th Place NE/148th Avenue NE from NE 171st Street to NE 147th Place

6/22/2017 7:02:03 PM

Upcoming restriction - Road resurfacing. Traffic will be restricted to one lane with flaggers guiding traffic through the work area. Work will take place weekdays at night from 7 p.m. - 5 a.m. and is weather dependent. more →

Restricted - NE Ames Lake Road between State Route 202 and NE 27th Drive

Restricted - NE Ames Lake Road between State Route 202 and NE 27th Drive

6/22/2017 6:30:06 PM

Restricted - Road resurfacing. Traffic will be restricted to one lane with flaggers guiding traffic through the work area. Work will take place weekdays at night from 7 p.m. - 5 a.m. and is weather dependent. more →

Oregon Democrats, Governor Say They'll Skip The Corporate Tax Hike

Oregon Democrats, Governor Say They'll Skip The Corporate Tax Hike

6/22/2017 6:13:06 PM

Democrats in the Oregon Legislature and Gov. Kate Brown say they are giving up trying to increase taxes on corporations during this year's legislative session. more →

VashonBePrepared + VIFR + King County = Vashon EOC

VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared is a federally recognized, educational 501(c)(3) non-profit coalition of disaster preparedness organizations on Vashon -Maury Islands in Washington's Puget Sound region.

As the FEMA designated Citizen Corps Council, VashonBePrepared has a near virtual presence and mainly serves to coordinate our very active partner groups which harness the real volunteer energy around this issue.

VashonBePrepared has a real presence in many people’s lives - and potentially even more in the future.
VIFR  +  King County OEM
VIFR + King County OEM
VIFR + King County OEM
VashonBePrepared has no operational role during disasters.

Instead the Vashon EOC Team reports to Vashon Island Fire & Rescue which in turn works with King County's Office of Emergency Management.


King County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works with Washington State's Emergency Management Division (EMD) and they with FEMA.
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
The Vashon Emergency Operations Center serves island residents before and during critical events as desired by Vashon Island Fire and Rescue in collaboration with King County's Office of Emergency Management

With many years of training and activations, we serve as a model organization addressing Vashon's unique geographical and logistical situation.

The Vashon EOC Team is a proud partner of VashonBePrepared - Vashon's innovative disaster preparedness coalition, the island Citizen Corps Council.