Emergency and Event Management

The City of Coral Springs Emergency Management Department serves the city’s preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation needs by coordinating information and resources between city departments, partner agencies, volunteer organizations, and the community.

Department Head

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Alexander Falcone

Alexander Falcone is the Director of Emergency Management, Special Events and City Security for the City of Coral Springs. As Director, he oversees the Office of Emergency Management, directs the security strategies for city facilities and develops safety operational plans for large-scale, city-run events.

The City of Coral Springs is committed to creating events that promote a sense of community, that are fun, rememberable and celebrate diversity and inclusion. Special events include our 4th of July celebration, Downtown in December, the Holiday Parade, Bites-n-Sips, Artoberfest and Juneteeth.

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Alert Coral Springs is the city’s emergency notification system. This allows the city to notify residents about potential incidents in their area. These incidents can include but are not limited to: gas leaks, boil water notices, storm information, etc.

If a resident wishes to sign up for this service they can do so by texting keyword AlertCS to 888-777 or by creating an account at AlertCoralSprings.org.

The City of Coral Springs is dedicated to helping residents before and after a hurricane. Hurricane Season takes place from June-November, with the peak occurring September-October.

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The department is committed to helping businesses in the community prepare for disasters. According to FEMA almost 40% of small businesses never re-open following a natural disaster with another 25% failing within one year. Many do not realize the substantial costs associated with recovery and the gaps which may exist between insurance and available disaster assistance. The information on this page provides a starting point from which your business can build a more resilient operation. In many cases, being aware of available resources and planning for service disruption can make the difference between a successful recovery and losing it all. Don’t be a statistic, review these resources and get started on your business continuity plan.