Grant County Local
Emergency Planning Committee
August 18, 2011 Minutes
Alfred Baker called the meeting to order at 11:38 AM with
six members present. Those present were Alfred Baker, Vivian Button, Richard
Everett, Kristy Frazee, Bonnie Deiter and Carolyn Henry.
Richard Everett made a motion to accept the minutes to the
last meeting. Motion was seconded by Alfred Baker. Motion carried.
We discussed the LEPC Compliance letter that has to be
submitted to the state by October 1 and LEPC public notice that has to be put
in the paper. We have met most of the requirement except the public notice and
sending all agendas and minutes to the Commission on Emergency Planning and
The Kansas Emergency Management Association Conference will
be September 13 to 16 in Topeka, Kansas.
We discuss the changes to the Emergency Management Performance
Grant requirements. We have to have some additional training and more
exercises. This starts now, we have to meet the requirements before we receive
the grant funds for this year.
The group would like the ICS 300 class be on a
Monday-Tuesday or a Thursday-Friday.
Carolyn Henry from Garden City Area Chapter of American Red
Cross stated the Garden City Area Chapter has increased to include 33 counties
in their support area. This includes most of the western part of the state. Red
Cross closed 9 offices in Kansas and has decreased their employees by 20. They
no longer have a Health and Safety person in Garden City. They are going to
try and conduct Disaster classed this fall.
Bonnie Deiter is the new Superintendent for USD 214. She
said school is going well so far.
Richard Everett, Southwest Kansas Health Initiative, stated
they had the end of the fiscal year things completed and will have some grant
money for next year but it has been decreased.
Kristy Frazee, Grant County Health Department Administrator,
stated they had been busy with kindergarten physicals and immunizations. They
have 3 audits coming up. The Health Department also needs to do a Point of
The group decided to skip the September meeting because of
different meetings at the same time and make the next meeting October 20, 2011.
Carolyn Henry made a motion to adjourn and Kristy Frazee seconded.
Meeting was adjourned at 12:38 PM.
Minutes respectfully submitted by Vivian Button.