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Homeland Security & Emergency Management

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Welcome to CedarParkPrepares.com, the official page of the City of Cedar Park, Texas Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

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Wildfire preparedness statement (updated 7/20/18)
This extended period of hot, dry weather has produced conditions that put us at a higher-than-usual risk for fire.  Please be aware that burning without a permit is not allowed in Cedar Park.  An Emergency Burn Ban has been issued for Williamson CountyUse the navigation links at the left for more information on wildfire preparedness and other resources, and use extreme caution with anything that can produced uncontrolled sparks and click here to learn what you can do to make your home fire-safe and be ready to react.

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Extreme heat statement (7/20/18)
The extremely hot temperatures we are experiencing are certainly cause for concern.  Click here to learn steps you can take to take care of yourself and your neighbors - from personal safety to energy savings.  

 

The City of Cedar Park’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management is responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of all emergency management and homeland security-related activities for the City of Cedar Park.

The Mission of the Cedar Park Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HSEM) is to lessen the loss of life and reduce injuries and property damage during natural or man-made incidents through mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery in accordance with the Williamson County Emergency Operations Plan. HSEM also coordinates the activities for the City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

The EOC, when activated, is a central location where representatives of local government, emergency services, non-profit organizations and private sector agencies convene during disaster situations to make decisions, set priorities and coordinate resources for response and recovery.

This portion of the City website is designed to give citizens and area residents information on how to protect themselves and their family members in the event of an emergency.