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Meeting notes - Apr 15, 2016

posted Apr 20, 2016, 4:50 PM by Lyons Prepared   [ updated Apr 20, 2016, 4:51 PM ]

Top news: First batch of emergency radios have been distributed!

Location: Fire Station #1


  1. Call for help with the table at the Earth Day fair, Sunday, April 24th, 11a - 4p. (So far, the forecast looks promising: "A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.")

  2. MURS radio training, including setting a date for a system test.

  3. If we have time: Neighborhood updates.

  4. If we have time: Introduction of the tiered preparedness project (creating a comprehensive matrix of preparedness actions people can take at basic, intermediate, and advanced levels).

Next meeting: May 17, 6:30p - 8:00p

Upcoming meetings: Jun 21



Emily, Sara, Chuck, Jenni, Dierdre, Laurie, Linda, Aaron, Tosh, Bryan, David

Action items

Outstanding action items from previous meetings:

[ x ] Ken - Explore Google Earth mapping and line of sight

[ ^ ] Emily - Talk with Kerry Matre about Lower Stone Canyon

[ x ] Sara - Contact Arielle about getting Lyons Prepared listed on the town website

New actions items from current meeting:

[  ] Emily - Send out a Doodle Poll for radio testing

[  ] Sara - Create a sign-up sheet for Concerts in the Park

[  ] Emily - Talk with Kerry Matre about Lower Stone Canyon


8 radios have been distributed. We did some testing. Most radios can hit station #1 or #2.

Earth Day fair: Tosh and Dierdre will be there, Jenni will stop by for awhile in the afternoon. Tosh will bring a table and Dierdre will bring a couple chairs.

If there’s an incident, like a possible fire, it’s always good to call 911. Our radios are meant only as a fallback when other channels of communication aren’t working.

We went through the radio training: