Minutes 1/24/2013

LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING

Minutes

24th, january 2013

1775

kearny county hospital
 
Meeting called by Don Robertson at 1775
Facilitator Don Robertson
Note taker Nicole Martin
Attendees JOHN LOEBL, KIMBERLY TELFORD, DEBBIE FREDERICK, NICOLE MARTIN, CATHY HERNANDEZ, DON ROBERTSON, TOM WRIGHT IV, JED PURDY, DAVE HORNER, KATHY MCVEY, MICHAEL JURY, JOE MCVEY, AND KEITH GIESBRECHT
 

Agenda topics

 

call to order

Don Robertson
 

 

Minutes approval

don robertson
Discussion Minutes had a spelling correction, approval was unanimously.
 

 

Communications

don robertson
Discussion NONE
 

 

lepc sub-committee reports

don robertson
Discussion NONE
 
 

 

reports by members of the public

don robertson
Discussion NONE
 

 

Unfinished business

don robertson
Discussion  
  1. 1.       Mike Leach will be working on setting up a web page.  Pictures, county website, and links will all be added.  Don will pay for out of his budget.  Nicole, Don, Mike will meet to get page up and going.
  2. 2.      Rosemary has agreed to write the EOP plans and will comment at the next meeting. 
  3. 3.      Snow storm shelters brought in over 80 people in Lakin and 8 in Deerfield.  LRC provided food that was left over from their dinner.  Donations were taken and over $130 was raised.  Money was given to the Kearny County Senior Center for the use of their building and providing supplies (coffee, cups, creamers, and facility).  The emergency shelters took over 6 staff total between Deerfield and Lakin.  Don stayed the night in Lakin and Chris in Deerfield.  Lakin would not allow pets in building, offered to call city pound, people declined.  Fred Jones was notified and has agreed to work with us on these situations.
  4. 4.      Don will be addressing each entity for their changes for Rosemary to update our EOP plan.  A deadline will be issued.
  5. 5.      Total Notify has sold to Code Red.  No new information on renewal has been issued.  2600 addresses in our total notify.  Garett Panzer has been assigned by USD 215 to put spreadsheet in of all the students, parents, board, and teachers. 

 

new business

don robertson
Discussion  
 

  1. 1.      Elections were held. Don will be Chairman, Rosemary Co-Chair, and Nicole as Secretary.
  2. 2.      Keith Giesbrecht was unanimously voted in for voting member.  He works with the CDR (Christian Disaster Relief).  Their board has 2 members in each of their congregations.  Their members reach out to their communities.  Keith had also mentioned Operation Blessing.  These are volunteers that work with private entities.  Cathy will set up a time with Keith to help him get signed on with EMSAK.
  3. 3.      Pipeline safety meeting is February 21st from 11am to 1pm and will be held at the Memorial Building.
  4. 4.      March 12th is weather spotting at the Kearny County Library starting at 7pm.  All are welcome in Kearny County.
  5. 5.      March 21st HAZMAT awareness class.  Fire Dept. is hosting @ 7pm @ Fire house meeting room.  EMS, Fire, and Hospital will be attending. 
  6. 6.      Cots/blankets ran low when hosting the storm shelters.  Don had borrowed from EMS.  70 blankets were available at the shelters.  Don will be meeting with the county commissioners on ordering more blankets and cots.  A storage system will also be presented.  Don will keep an inventory.
  7. 7.      Mutual aid adopted with all counties in our region.  Don will present @ the next meeting, along with money from FEMA.
  8. 8.      PIO training is listed on kstrain.org.  Kevin Campbell will be representing Kearny County.
  9. 9.      Tom wants to incorporate railroads.  Don will make contacts.
  10. 10.    Emergency bags are now located at the Kearny County Hospital.  Safe zones will be set up and posted throughout hospital.
  11. 11.    Dennis Jones, Don, Randy, and Garnett will set up 7 crisis bags for our schools.  Don is looking into ordering radios for those bags.   They will be given to the Lakin, Deerfield, and Rolling Hills school. 

 

schedule next meeting

Don robertson
Discussion  
The next meeting is scheduled for April 25th @ 5:30pm @ the Kearny County Hospital Classroom.
 

 

adjournment

don robertson
Discussion Moved, seconded and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 1900.