Town of Sprague

Emergency Management

The Director works for and is responsible to the municipal elected officials who set the direction, programs, and policies for emergency management in our community.


  • Prepare and maintain an emergency operations plan, following the state established format
  • Manage and mobilize the equipment and staff of the municipal Emergency Operations Center (EOC) when appropriate and as directed by the municipal elected officials
  • Attend and successfully complete all training scheduled by state
  • Survey, organize, and coordinate all municipally available manpower, materials, supplies, equipment, facilities, and services necessary for disaster emergency preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation
  • Recommend mitigation measures to reduce disaster effects
  • Coordinate with other municipal emergency service agencies and public and private entities in achieving duties and responsibilities
  • Have current appropriate plans, procedures, guidance and laws issued by the state
  • Have knowledge of the federal and state required plans for your jurisdiction concerning emergencies at dams, mills, schools, day cares, and Shetucket Village facilities
  • Provide prompt and accurate information regarding municipal disaster emergencies to the appropriate municipal officials and as well as the general public
  • Participate in all tests, drills and exercises, including remedial drills and exercises that pertain to Sprague, as scheduled by the town, state or the Federal government
  • Participate in the integrated flood warning systems program as applicable
  • Develop mutual aid agreements as applicable with adjacent municipalities for reciprocal emergency assistance
Emergency Management

Upcoming Meetings

Emergency Management has no upcoming meetings
Emergency Management

Staff Members

Robert C. Tardif
Emergency Management Director

David Gifford
Assistant Emergency Management Director

Austin Deschamps

Contact Emergency Management


860.822.3000 ext. 201


By appointment


Sprague Town Hall
1 Main Street, Baltic, CT 06330


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