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To the LEPC Committee

From:  Don Button


LEPC Meeting Minutes for October 17, 2002


Hazard Analysis is coming along very well.  It should be done by November. 

Grant County's Web address is  Minutes of the LEPC Meeting will be put on the Web page.  Check out our Web page and if you find a problem let us know.

Each department needs to look at their part of the Local Emergency Operation Plan and update anything that needs to be changes.  Such as equipment, personnel or policy changes that have been made in the last year.

Don went to Emmitsburg, Maryland and took the ICS Train the Trainer Training.

48 people from around the state attended the ICS/EOC Interface training..

Defensive Driving (Classroom) Course was attended by 43 county/city employees.

John and Terri Crosby and Don and Vivian Button attended the KEMA Conference September 18 to the 20th, 2002 in Manhattan, Kansas. Discussion of some of the training provided.

Mitigation 20/20 program from the state need a task force from Emergency Services, Public Officials, industry and the public. This program looks at how to prevent or reduce damages from major incidents or disaster. If interested please contact 620-356-4430.

Talked about DOJ Grant and some of the equipment we are receiving.

Emergency Management will participate in the Kids Safety Fair on October 26 from 9 to 12

            Disaster exercise committee met after the LEPC meeting.

            On October 28, 2002, 2:00 PM the National Guard will be here to talk about how they can assist and their Scout Program.

            Talked about the Dodge City Disaster Exercise which was about Animal Disease.

The Next meeting will be November 21, 2002 at 7:00 PM in the basement of the Grant County Courthouse.  A representative from the Kansas Gas Service will present a short program on Natural Gas and possibly a representative from the State to discuss our local emergency plan and the roles and responsibilities of the LEPC.

If you have any question please or are unable to attend please contact 620-356-4430 or e-mail at


Vivian Button, Secretary Grant Co. Emergency Management