2017 Information Sessions

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 -  Recognizing and reporting suspicious behavior to the police department. Protect Your Home from thieves and secure your digital world.

Hillsborough Town Hall, Council Chambers
​6:30 - 8:00 pm


6:30 – 6:40 Introductions: Please join us for an informative panel discussion lead by Captain Doug Davis with speakers Lieutenant Nelson Corteway, Inspector Geoff Chenier, and Officer Dana Tandy​

​​6:40 – 7:00 Lieutenant Corteway is the commander of the Hillsborough Police Department Investigations Bureau and will discuss recent crime trends and suspect behavior regarding burglary activity. Real cases will be discussed with a specific focus on how our community can recognize and report suspicious activity to the police department.​

​7:00-7:25 Inspector Geoff Chenier is assigned to the Hillsborough Police Department Investigations Bureau and is an expert in electronic device forensics. Inspector Chenier will discuss simple approaches you can take to secure your digital world and be a less likely target for identity theft and credit card fraud.​

​7:25 – 7:50 Officer Dana Tandy is assigned to the Hillsborough Police Department Patrol Division and is a crime prevention specialist that conducts security reviews of residences in Hillsborough by appointment. Officer Dana Tandy will discuss steps that you can take to “harden the target” and creating “layers of security” to protect your home from potential thieves. ​This presentation will included a case study with the assistance of a a Hillsborough resident ​

​7:50 – 8:00 Captain Doug Davis with the Hillsborough Police Department and the Commander of the San Mateo County Terrorism Counter Assault Team will moderate a warp up discussion with time for questions and answers from the public

For more information about this event please see flyer - Protect Your Home and Property​​​

Tuesday May 23rd, 2017 - Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Procedures & Being Prepared for Natural Disaster Presented by Temblor​​Hillsborough Town Hall, Council Chambers
​6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

​6:30 – 7:00   Deputy Fire Chief Drew Flinders
with the Central County Fire Department, Captain Doug Davis

with the Hillsborough Police Department and the Commander of the San Mateo County Terrorism Counter Assault Team and

Richard Miller from the HNN Leadership Team will be outlining the communication processes and procedures between the local EOC and the Hillsborough community in a panel setting. The discussion topics will include: Information of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) process, Communication flow to and from HNN, CERT and the Town residents during and emergency, Coordination flow to and from CERT members during an emergency and What to do and if needed where to go in the event of an emergency. (http://www.hillsborough.net/288/Hillsborough-Neighborhood-Network )

​​​7:00 – 7:50 Ross Stein  Cofounder and CEO of Temblor will be providing information about Temblor and describe their available app which enables everyone in the continental United States, and many parts of the world, to learn about their seismic, landslide, tsunami, fire and flood hazards. The Temblor team will help the Hillsborough residents determine the best way to reduce the risk to their homes with proactive solutions and to be prepared for all types of natural disasters. Temblor and their app can also assist with retrofitting ideas and solutions, grant programs, specialty materials and to find the right engineer, contractor or supplier for the job with their concierge program. (http://temblor.net/#about )

​​​7:50 – 8:00  John Mullins the Assistant City Manager will moderate a wrap up discussion with time for questions and answers from the public.

​​ACE Fire Extinguishers Company

will be located at the front of Town Hall from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM to inspect extinguisher certified after 2005 and recharge refillable fire extinguishers while you attend the Info session (Refillable extinguishers have a use gauge and a note they must be recharged after use, extinguishers certified before 2005 cannot be inspected ). The safety inspection service will be free for Hillsborough Residents. Fire extinguishers will also be available for purchase directly from ACE Fire Extinguishers.

​​For more information about this event, please see flyer - EOC Procedures & Natural Disaster Preparedness

​Tuesday, August 29th - PG&E Hazards & Emergencies​ Hillsborough Town Hall, Council Chambers
​6:30 PM - 8:00 PM ​​

Program: 5:00-6:20 Early Bird Special: Central County Fire Department Fire Extinguisher Training:

Please join us at 5 PM prior to the 6:30 PM Info Session for a hands-on live fire extinguisher training class presented by the Central County Fire Department. The training will be limited to the first 25 participants who register for the class. To register for the class please contact John Mullins at (650) 375-7409 or email jmullins@illsborough.net. The training will start with a 20 minute classroom training in Town Hall. The training participants will then move to the Walnut Parking lot behind Town Hall for the live fire hands-on fire extinguisher training. Fire extinguishers will be provided to the registered participants. The training will be offered to everyone 16 years and older. Participants younger than 18 must be accompanied by their parents or their legal guardian.

Info Session Program: 6:30 – 8:00 Frank Fraone | Senior Public Safety Specialist for PG&E will be presenting on what to look for during emergencies, gas leak safety tips, downed power line safety tips and how to report PG&E related incidents.

​ What you will learn:
​• How to Identify Gas and Electric infrastructure components and how they operate
​• Identifying Utility Hazards and Risks
​• Recognizing an emergency and do’s and don’ts at the scene of a utility emergency
​• Making contact with energized sources, such as cable, phone and other utility lines
​• Keeping the utilities safe
​• 811 Call before you dig Please always remember if you smell natural gas, see downed power lines, or suspect other emergency situations, leave the area immediately and call 9-1-1. Then, call PG&E at 1-800-743-5000.

​For additional safety tips and information please visit their website at: https://www.pge.com/en_US/safety/emergency-preparedness/emergency-preparedness.page

​​For more information about this event please see flyer - PG&E Hazards & Emergencies


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