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This profile was last updated on 4/7/04  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.
 
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City Pages: Does This Bus Stop at the Capitol?
www.citypages.com, 7 April 2004 [cached]
Chief in Waiting: The news that Rocco Forte, chief of the Minneapolis Fire Department, was leaving his post raised some eyebrows last week around City Hall.And the news that Forte is not actually leaving, but taking a new job as head of the regulatory services department, led to still more speculation.
Why the move?Was it a means of solving practical problems, or political ones?
Forte is a very popular figure in city government, seemingly beloved by every local politician in sight.A year ago, he won Rybak's praise for reacting to impending city budget cuts; MFD Chief Forte's plan was filed weeks before that of MPD Chief Robert Olson. (Then again, Forte's plan called for 32 layoffs, since reinstated--a move that didn't exactly endear him to rank-and-file firefighters.)
The official spin was that Forte, having spent 29 years with the MFD, would qualify for a more handsome pension package if he ended his career in a different position.
Two Perspectives on the Minneapolis Problem Properties Unit
www.landlordpolitics.com, 8 Feb 2014 [cached]
Former Minneapolis Fire Chief Rocco Forte was recently appointed assistant city coordinator. Forte oversees the PPU."
Broadband Wireless Clippings
www.belairnetworks.com, 8 Aug 2007 [cached]
"That was unbelievable," Minneapolis Emergency Manager Rocco Forte said.
Though the Wi-Fi network only covers part of the city so far, it did include the 35 W bridge area. Since the collapse, it is helping the city's Emergency Operations Center closely monitor recovery. With one camera on the bridge and two on the riverbank, crews can from across the city zoom, pan and tilt to see how to best respond.
"We made sure the commanders who needed the resources most got them first," Forte said.
Minneapolis Emergency Preparedness ...
KAALtv.com, 31 Mar 2008 [cached]
Minneapolis Emergency Preparedness Director Rocco Forte was named an Outstanding Local Government Partner Monday.
He was given the titled by the Minnesota Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
Forte was in charge of conducting city emergency operations in the aftermath of the 35W Bridge collapse on Aug. 1.
Forte was also recognized for his contributions to the state's emergency preparedness efforts through his service as the former Minneapolis Fire Chief and as a member of several emergency management committees.
Before becoming Minneapolis' emergency preparedness director, Forte was a member of the Minneapolis Fire Department for 15 years.
Minneapolis Emergency Preparedness ...
www.swjournal.com, 21 April 2008 [cached]
Minneapolis Emergency Preparedness Director Rocco Forte has been recognized for his leadership in the wake of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse.
Forte was given the Governor's Award of Excellence as an Outstanding Local Government Partner, presented by the Minnesota Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM).
Forte was in charge of conducting city emergency operations in the aftermath of the I-35W bridge collapse on Aug. 1, 2007.He received the HSEM award for his role in exemplifying the purpose of emergency management , to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.He was also recognized for his ongoing contributions to the state's emergency preparedness efforts, according to a statement prepared by the city.
Before becoming the city's emergency preparedness director, Forte was a member of the Minneapolis Fire Department for 15 years, including six years as chief.He also served as a member of several emergency management committees, according to the city statement.
The Minneapolis 911 Call Center is also being honored for their bridge collapse response efforts.
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