ESF 3 coordinates and organizes the capabilities and resources of St. Louis County government to facilitate the delivery of services, technical assistance, engineering expertise, construction management and other support to prepare for, respond to, and/or recover from a disaster or an incident requiring a coordinated county response.

ESF 3 is structured to provide public works and engineering-related support for the changing requirements of domestic incident management to include preparedness, response and recovery actions. Activities within the scope of this function include:

  • Conducting pre-incident and post-incident assessments of public works and infrastructure.
  • Providing technical assistance to include engineering expertise, construction management and contracting and real estate services.
  • Providing emergency repair of damaged public infrastructure and critical facilities.