U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20410-3000

 

NOV 19 2002

 

OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY

FOR ADMINISTRATION

 

MEMORANDUM FOR: Carolyn Federoff, President, National Council of HUD

Locals 222

 

FROM: Norman Mesewicz, Deputy Director, Labor and Employee Relations Division, ARHL

 

SUBJECT: Continuity of Operations (COOP) Handbook

 

In accordance with Article 5, Section 4 of the HUD/AFGE Agreement, this memorandum relates to Handbook 3205.1, HUD Continuity of Operations (COOP). COOP is necessary to ensure that the Agency will continue to perform its essential functions in emergency situations. Please submit any preliminary proposals related to the impact of the implementing this handbook within 10 calendar days after receipt of this memorandum.

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at (202) 708-1492.

 

Attachment

 

cc: Edward Eitches, Chairperson, Headquarters

Perry Casper, Portland, Oregon

Ann Taylor, Richmond, Virginia

Marinella Murillo, San Antonio, Texas

Lisa Lowery, Knoxville, Tennessee

John Noyes, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 


 

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Special Attention of: Transmittal for Handbook No: 3205.1

 

Principal Organization Heads and

Regional Directors Issued: August 26, 2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. This Transmits:

Handbook 3205.1, HUD Continuity of Operations (COOP).

 

2. Summary:

 

The HUD Continuity of Operations (COOP) Handbook provides policy and guidance to managers, supervisors, and staff on the development and updating of COOP Plans that are required of each Federal department and agency. It implements the provisions of Presidential Decision Directive 67 (Enduring Constitutional Government and Continuity of Government Operations), and Federal Preparedness Circulars (FPC) 65 (Federal Executive Branch Continuity of Operations), FPC 66 (Test, Training, and Exercise), and FPC 67 (Acquisition of Alternate Facilities for COOP). The Handbook provides detailed guidance on the HUD Continuity of Operations program that will enable the Department to continue to perform its essential functions under all circumstances

 

3. Filing Instructions:

 

Remove: Insert:

 

None HUD Handbook 3205.1

 

 

 

 

 

Distribution: W-3-J i

 

 

 


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Recommended changes to this document should be addressed to HUD Headquarters, Office of Security, 451, 7th Street, SW, Suite WOC310, Washington, DC 20410.

 

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HUD CONTINUITY OF OPERATIONS (COOP)

 

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AUGUST 2002