Leadership

NAMES IN THE NEWS

Issue 10 and Volume 146.

NAMES IN THE NEWS The National Hurricane Conference has selected the CITY OF CORAL GABLES, Florida, for its 1993 Emergency Management Award, which is given to “a city, county, regional, or state agency for outstanding progress and accomplishment in the fields of hurricane preparedness, planning, and research.” Coral Gables’ is the first municipal government to receive the award. The Awards Selection Committee issued a statement saying it was impressed by the City’s Basic Emergency Operations Plan and Emergency Operations Team, and the fact that the City “provided for the welfare of the families of its employees during … Hurricane Andrew … |so that] city employees could go about their response missions without worrying about the welfare and safety of their families.” ■ Firefighter FRANK DOCIMO. one of the foremost hazardous materials response trainers in the county and Hazardous Materials Coordinator for the Turn of the River (CD Fire Department, in…

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