Emergency Management

FeThe Ouray County Emergency Manager is responsible for the preparation of evacuation plans and emergency relief procedures that the County can quickly execute in the event of a disaster. When a disaster occurs, the Emergency Manager, under the direction of the Ouray County Sheriff may take the lead to implement the plans that have been created, working with law enforcement, emergency medical services, government personnel and rescue professionals.

Do you or a loved one need extra assistance in the case of an emergency evacuation? Please contact Glenn Boyd, Ouray County Emergency Manager at (970) 325-7275 or gboyd@ouraycountyco.gov, to develop a plan.


​Plans

​Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) holds public meetings and encourages new members and public participation. 
Wireless Notification Systems
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CodeRed notifies residents of emergency situations or critical community alerts.


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Wireless Emergency Notification System (WENS) is a general system of text messages that is sent when the recipient might be affected by something occurring in Ouray County. Recipients can choose to receive notification of Avalanche Notifications, Road Maintenance updates, and general notices. You can sign up by clicking the icon above and following the prompts. In order to opt into the Avalanche Notifications, Road Maintenance Updates or Controlled Burn Notices, you must email Ouray County Emergency Manager at gboyd@ouraycountyco.gov after you sign up for the service. In the body of the email, please include your first and last name, email address and the group you would like to opt into. You can unsubscribe from the notifications at any time by replying "unsubscribe" to the message.

Contact Us

  1. Glenn Boyd


    Emergency Manager 
    Email

    541 4th Street
    P.O. Box C
    Ouray, CO 81427

    Ph: 970-318-0854

    Hours


    Monday - Thursday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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