The City’s emergency siren vendor will be working throughout the City next week, from Sept. 13-16, conducting routine maintenance required to make sure each of the City’s 22 outdoor warning sirens stay in good working order.  

Residents in neighborhoods where the sirens are located may notice the crews and may hear an occasional brief siren sound as the maintenance work takes place. 

As September is National Preparedness Month, the City’s Office of Emergency Management wants to remind residents that hearing the sirens during a non-testing event means that people should seek shelter indoors and consult local media for further information. The siren system was updated last fall to include all new components and brighter flashing strobe lights were installed in February.