GRANT COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Don Button, Coordinator
108 South Glenn, Ulysses, KS 67880
620-356-4430 Fax: 620-356-5379 e-mail -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Minutes to the August 15, 2002 meeting.
July 25, 2002 meeting postponed until August 15, 2002. Meeting called to order at .
Members present Sherry Thompson, John Crosby, Sharon Phelps, Richard
Banes Jr., Frank Goldsby, Tom Kramer, Charles
Gregory, Al Baker, Don Button and Vivian Button. One guest.
I have to apologize there were no
problems with the Minutes from the June meeting because I forgot to send
them. I am sending the June Minutes with
the August minutes. I am sorry for the
Hazard Analysis is coming along
very well. It should be done by
November. We discussed the main
chemicals that are used in Grant County.
County's Web page went on line on July 16, 2002. the web site is
Each department need 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 attended Exercise and Design in
Derby July 16 thru the 19. This has given him more insight into planning
and developing. The next exercise will
be a functional. A functional exercise
is more involved than a table top but not as involved as full-scale.
ICS/EOC training will be at the Civic
Center in Ulysses on September 4-5, 2002. 43 people from around the state have already
signed up for this class. Don is going
to school to become certified to instruct Incident Command System the week of
the 19 of August. The state has mandated
that all Governmental and Emergency Officials use the Incident Command System.
(Classroom) Course September 10, and 11, 2002 at the Civic Center
starting at both nights.
KEMA Conference September 18 to the
Mitigation 20/20 is a state
mandated Program. This program looks at how to prevent or reduce damages from
major incidents or disasters. Grant County
needs a task force made from Emergency Services, Public Officials, Industry and
the Public to complete this program. If
interested please contact 620-356-4430.
The Health Department got their
bio-terrorism template back. We set up a
task force to finalize the plan. The
task force includes Mike Deed, PA; Sherry Thompson, Don Button, John Crosby,
Matt Traster, and Charles Gregory.
Talk about DOJ Grant – Orders need
to be done by September 2, 2002. Grant
County was awarded approximately
$15,000. Law Enforcement, Emergency
Medical Services, Fire Department, Emergency Management and the Health Department will meet to discuss how
best to use the funds
There will be no September
meeting. The Next meeting will be October 17, 2002. November 21 will be the date of the November
Meeting adjourned at .
There was no disaster committee meeting.
Button, Secretary, Grant County Emergency Management.