Friday, May 16, 2014

City of Louisville Approves True North Emergency Management for Debris Monitoring

In a short meeting of city officials, the City of Louisville approved True North Emergency Management as the debris monitoring firm for debris removal.

Mayor Will Hill indicated that seven proposals were scored from those received and that True North's received the highest score on criteria utilized. True North Emergency Management is a wholly owned company of Neel-Schaffer and focuses specifically on Emergency Management and Debris Monitoring business. Services provided by True North include disaster debris monitoring and management, safety, damage assessments, emergency management planning, training and exercises.(from website).

Debris monitoring includes documentation of quantities of debris and procedural compliance to guarantee eligibility for FEMA grant funding.

The City Board also approved the solicitation of contractual services for building inspections before adjourning.

The Board will meet again on Monday, May 19 at 9:00 am. The major item on the agenda will be the selection of a debris removal firm. Ten proposals are to be reviewed and there was not sufficient time to fully score and consider them for today's meeting.

W. McCully
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