March 4, 2020 CFPPC Meeting Minutes

Common Fence Point Preparedness Committee (CFPPC)

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 | 6:00-7:30 pm

CFP Hall 933 Anthony Rd, Portsmouth, RI 02871


Meeting Minutes

Call to Order


  • Planning other forums
    • Forum in May / June
      • Before, During, and After the Storm
        • Preparing Emergency Kits
        • What to do with pets? (Potter Animal League)
        • How to deal with the Aftermath (Insurance)
      • Other Ideas
        • Mitigation Strategies for Reducing Climate Change
        • Volunteering during a disaster
        • Warnings, Notification, and Assistance
        • Coastal Construction


  • Ray Perry
    • CFP Prep Committee – Town-Wide Emergency Response Volunteer Recruitment Effort in March.
      • Med Pod Trainings
    • CFP Preparedness Committee Operational Guide
      • Might be helpful if we had a manual of what we do and how
      • Tabled until next month
    • Video on Neighborhood Preparedness – How they do it in San Francisco.
      • Plan to show 10-15 minute video and discuss at next meeting
  • 3/9 Aquidneck Island Climate Caucus 6-8 PM Portsmouth Public Library
    • It would be good to have a few members in attendance
  • Prepareathon
    • Continue with Code red sign-up. Family Communication Plan, and Special Needs Sign-Ups
  • Beach Clean-Up – Jojo Bixby
    • 50th Anniversary of Earth Day is April 22nd
    • Beach Clean up will be April 25th
    • For more information :




CFPPC Executive Council


Chair – Jim Fogerty

Vice Chair – Nicole Gotovich

Secretary – Chris Fielding