Grant County Emergency Management
Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting Minutes – June 20,
Meeting was called to order at 7:10 PM.
Member present were: Tom Kramer,
Herb Noyes, Frank Goldsby, Ben Oliver, Michael
Anderson, Steve Sawyer, Sharon Phelps, Sherry Thompson, Jeff Baier, George Bushnell, Richard Banes, Vivian Button,
Alfred Baker, and Don Button.
We have received a State Grant for
a Hazard Analysis of Grant and Seward
County. Our last analysis was done in 1984. Don will be attending a meeting in Topeka
on Tuesday, June 25, 2002
to finalize who will do this and when they will start.
Kansas Homeland Security
information was distributed.
Four county employees attended
training from the Civic Plus Company on June 17 in Manhattan. It should be up and going by July 8, 2002.
“Prairie Plaque 2002” state
exercise is June 25 to 27 we have a 7 person team attending. 99 out of the 105 counties have planned to
attend. We hope to learn much from this
exercise and use what we learn to upgrade our own Local Emergency Operation
Don is in the process of setting up
a Defensive Driving Course for County
Employees. It is tentatively
scheduled for August 6 and 7 in the evening.
Don and Al are teaching a Radiological Monitoring Class in Moscow
on June 22. He is also trying to set up
a Hazardous Material Technician class for here is Ulysses. Greeley Gas has asked him to do some training
Kansas Emergency Management
Association Conference is September 17 to the 20th, 2002 in Topeka,
Training is available at this conference. Some other training available
is Exercise and Design in Derby,
July 16 thru the 19;
ICS/EOC training will be at the Civic
Center in Ulysses on September 4-5, 2002. The state has several other classes
available, if you are interested call Don Button at 620-356-4430.
Emergency Management applied for a
Grant thru The Cooper-Clark Foundation for a Laptop and projector for
training. We received a letter from them
this week. The Board of Directors of the
Cooper Clark Foundation has approved a grant of $2, 082.00 for the purchase of
a laptop computer contingent on Emergency Management raising the funds for the
Disaster Exercise committee meeting
Next meeting will be July 25, 2002 at 7:00 PM in the Training / EOC Room in the Basement of the