Partnership of Douglas County Governments signs Disaster-Emergency IGA
The Partnership of Douglas County Governments signs a Disaster-Emergency Mutual Aid and Disaster-Emergency Resources Assistance IGA. Signing members include (left to right)) Sherilyn West, mayor of Larkspur; Vicky Starkey, board member, Highlands Ranch Metro District; Douglas County Sheriff David Weaver; Jim Gunning, mayor of Lone Tree; Steven Boand, Douglas County commissioner; William Moffitt, executive director of facilities management, Douglas County School District; Jill Repella, board chair, Douglas County commissioners; Jeff Huff, mayor of Castle Pines; Amy Hunt, board chair, Douglas County Libraries; Paul Donahue, mayor of Castle Rock; and David Casiano, mayor of Parker.
By Elizabeth Wood West with photo provided by Douglas County
Representatives from the Partnership of Douglas County Governments (PDCG) recently gathered in the Douglas County Commissioner’s first floor hearing room of the County’s Philip S. Miller Building in Castle Rock to sign an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) regarding disaster-emergency mutual aid and disaster-emergency resources assistance.
The IGA sets the terms for emergency management cooperation and the provisions for mutual aid and assistance, as well as county funding during a declared emergency. It is the result of collaborative work done by a subcommittee of the PDCG and includes participation by all partnership entities.
The PDCG was established in 2002 by the Towns of Castle Rock, Larkspur and Parker, the City of Lone Tree, and Douglas County. In 2003, Douglas County School District became a member, followed by Douglas County Libraries in 2005. The City of Castle Pines joined after its incorporation, along with the Highlands Ranch Metro District.
PDCG members meet monthly at rotating locales to work together on issues, projects, and programs for the greater good of Douglas County’s citizens. For further information, contact Douglas County Libraries Director Jamie LaRue at 303-688-7656.