Public Safety Committee

The Public Safety Committee was formed as a permanent body when the City Council passed Resolution 3-14 on January 6, 2014, with an assignment to develop recommendations for improving public safety in the City of Piedmont. Read the committee's full charge (PDF).

Roster

  • Shanti Brien 
  • Lori Elefant
  • Jeffrey Horner
  • Chris Houlder
  • Garrett Keating
  • Lynne Wright | Chair
  • Amal Smith | School District Appointment
  • Chief of Police Jeremy Bowers | jbowers@piedmont.ca.gov | (510) 420-3010
  • Fire Chief Bret Black | bblack@piedmont.ca.gov (510) 420-3038

Council Liaison: Jen Cavenaugh | jcavenaugh@piedmont.ca.gov | (510) 420-3048

Meeting Information & Agendas

View the current agenda (PDF). 

Meetings of the Public Safety Committee are recorded for the purposes of creating minutes. Meeting minutes, and audio files for meetings after October 5, 2015, are available upon request from the City Clerk's office at (510) 420-3040.

Get Ready, Piedmont Disaster Preparedness Manual

The Public Safety Committee is pleased to release the Get Ready, Piedmont Disaster Preparedness Manual (PDF). This document will provide comprehensive information on preparation for and response to, earthquakes, fires, landslides, and other emergencies. The manual is 50 pages in length with checklists and illustrations on things like turning off utilities, food and water storage, first aid materials, seismic measures, family communications plans, etc.