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Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency and Community Alert Program. Everbridge allows you to use multiple means of communication for the both Emergency Alert System and the Community Notification System. In addition to your home phone you can add mobile phones, Voice over IP landlines, e-mail and/or text messaging to be included to receive messages from both the Emergency Alert and Community Notification System. You can also choose the order in which you receive the notification. These systems allow the Town to easily and swiftly communicate with residents and interested parties through all of today’s available technology.
What is the Emergency Alert Notification System?
The Emergency Alert system allows local officials to help protect lives and property by providing critical information to residents during emergencies, including dangerous situations. The system allows the Police and Fire Departments to quickly send out an emergency alert to residents in any affected geographic area in town. Depending on the emergency, the alert may be sent to the entire town or selected areas within town. The current database includes only traditional wire-line telephone (the “land line” phone you may have in your home). If you want the system to send alerts to other communication devices that you use, you will have to provide your contact information by logging into the system and sign up for alerts.
What is the Community Alert Notification System?
This service allows you to sign up to get notifications from within several designated categories. These categories will provide information on town events, programs, meeting agendas and reminders of special meetings such as the Annual Town Meeting. Other information may include reminders about tax collection schedules, game licenses, voter registration deadlines, leaf pick up, recreation programs, and other town programming. Subscribers will be able to receive messages on their home phone, mobile phone, email or text message. The categories to choose from are:
The General Government notification category will be used to notify subscribers of meeting dates and agenda of Farmington government boards and commissions as well as announcements of special public hearings, referenda and other related news releases.
The Town News notification category will be used to notify subscribers of significant town and library events and happenings, voting information, tax collection information and other town sponsored events.
Public Safety (non-emergency)
The Public Safety notification category will be used to notify subscribers of road closures, crime alerts, Police/Fire seminars and educational opportunities, snow bans and various other public safety related events.
The Recreation notification category will be used to notify subscribers of significant program announcements such as registration periods, special events, program cancellations and brochure availability. Information about Westwoods Golf course will be included in this notification category.
The Public Works notification category will be used to notify subscribers of road paving projects and schedules, other infrastructure improvements, Water Pollution Control information, leaf pick up, waste and recycling collection information and updates, compost area news and other related public works information.
The Community Services notification category will be used to notify subscribers of program information, charity campaign events, and deadlines for program applications. Notifications will include youth services, social services, senior services, transportation, and the Farmington Housing Authority.
Business & Economic Development
The Business & Economic Development notification category will be used to notify subscribers of business and economic development events, programs and significant happenings. It will also be used to announce publications such as the E-News.
This system will only work with your participation.
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