LEPC 3/1/18 meeting
Meeting call to order at 1005 by chair JD
Group introductions were made
December meeting minutes we reviewed and approved
JD talked and explained Tier 2 reports
The Hesston shooting speaker (Gary Denny) is rescheduled for April 10
As of March 1 the sirens will only be set of for tornados only no more noon or fire sounding
Mick our fire season is here and it is very dry out working with NWS on giving weather and wind predictions for burn bans
EKAE ethanol side scheduled outage may 7
Southern star – coming bearing gifts and remind every to call 811 before you dig
Sheriff Vern – talk about cell phones and GPS and the 911 texting
Chief Tate mentioned of new firefighters and talked about open burning and burn bans
EMS talked about stop bleeding classes
Undersheriff Wes talked about taking keys out of vehicles and about teaching to employee’s active shooter class.
Trent talked about the upcoming 100 mile run on the trails.
Mike Thweatt said that we have a new Lt. for our area and that we should have a new trooper for our area from the current class
City of Garnett go kart races April 13
Meg with united way talked about how $22,000 was raised for Anderson county United Way through 2 companies who participants in the employee donation program.
JD and Meg talked about the volunteer pool of needed more volunteers. March 24 will be a meeting at the community bldg from different organization to recruit people to help
Meeting shifted to drills and training
JD stated that to think up exercises that other entities may have gaps that can be helped.
He stated he needs everyone’s help with input and objectives.
The hospital and park view heights has to have a full blown community involved drill every year.
EKAE working on a drill that involves an accident at a plant in Iowa