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LEPC Meeting Minutes for March 16, 2006


            The meeting was attended by Al Baker and Don Button, Grant County Emergency Management; Deb McDaniel, Columbia Chemical Company; Sharon Phelps, Grant County Health Department; David Wagner, Grant County Transfer Station; Richard Banes, City of Ulysses; Matt Traster, Grant County Commissioner; and John Crosby, Grant County Fire Department.

            Meeting was called to order by Al Baker at 5:00 PM.  Due to a conflict Matt Traster had to leave to go to a meeting at the Hospital.   Several people came in late because of a grass fire east of town.

            Deb McDaniel passed out brochures from AAA entitled Pay Attention.

            Minutes from the February LEPC meeting were approved.

            Don Discussed the Regional Planning for our area.  Don has been visiting with the Regional Planning Representative from Colorado to see what has worked or did not work for their areas.

            Don attended a workshop in Salina on March 2nd for a Web based Local Emergency Operations Plan.  Kansas Division of Emergency Management is looking into the possible use of this for the Counties in Kansas.

            John Crosby and Don Button will be attending a Weapons of Mass Destruction Air Sampling Course in Hutchinson during part of the week of March 20 to 25.

            Next meeting will be April 20th at 5:00 PM in the basement of the Grant County Courthouse.


Meeting Adjourned.


Tentative meeting dates for the rest of the year:  May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16 and December 21.