Minutes 4/25/2013

LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING

Minutes

25th, April 2013

1775

kearny county hospital
 
Meeting called by Don Robertson at 1775
Facilitator Don Robertson
Note taker Nicole Martin
Attendees FRED JONES, SUE STINGLEY, JADE CARABAJAL-RICHTER, KIMBERLY TELFORD, ROSEMARY BACHMAN, DEBBIE FREDERICK, NICOLE MARTIN, DON ROBERTSON, DAVE HORNER, RITA STOCKTON, RUTH EASTIN, RICHARD EVERETT, JOE MCVEY, 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 Richard Everett –HAM Radio- Jade will be working with Richard to train another hospital employee.  Fred Jones mentioned that Brad Elliott is a HAM operator.
 

 

Unfinished business

don robertson
Discussion  
  1. 1.      New page is kearnycountykansas.com-LEPC- a work in progress
  2. 2.      November EOP plan is due.  Updating into new software.  Rosemary is working with Vivianne Button out of Ulysses.  Rosemary will be making contact to those whom she needs more information from.
  3. 3.      Don-bought 20 more cots (70 total), 30 more blankets (over 100 total).  Hospital reported having 7 cots. Sue offered use of them when needed.  Carts were built and placed in basement of Kearny County Senior Center to help transport from basement to upper level. 
  4. 4.      May 1st – Total Notify- is no longer operating.  Sold to Code Red.  We will be receiving contract.  Commissioners have already approved.  Weather alert is included and will send out automatic calls once signed up.  Deerfield and Lakin schools are looking into it.  $1.50 to $3.00/ student is price range.  Code Red will be added to website, once it is operating.  There is no charge for the texting , but a cost per minute if leaving voice messaging.
  5. 5.      Keith went to meeting with Don regarding EMSAK.  Meeting covered hands on situations and how to coordinate.  Keith learned how to access funding from the government.  Rosemary will be adding Keith’s group to our EOP plan.
  6. 6.      No more weather spotting.  Funds have ran out.
  7. 7.      HAZMAT class was held at the Kearny County Hospital meeting room.  Don Button was the teacher and around 40 attended.  Everyone in class passes.
  8. 8.      Schools have all been supplied with crisis bags.  Including Rolling Hills.  Blow horn, 1st aid kit, when weather radios come, schools should receive one.  Schools were very grateful. 

 

new business

don robertson
Discussion  
 

  1. 1.      March 2013 – 40 people- attended Tabletop.  Killing/hostage (armed intruder).  A copy of Meade county’s drill. 
  2. 2.      5% less than year of Federal funds.  Maintaining and trying to finish out year.  Looking at fingerprinting machines, $50,000 in HAM radios, money to search and rescue equipment, Qualifications for badges.  Rosemary stated upgrading system is expensive.  Got to find money!  Richard Everett will into and discuss at next Pyramid meeting. 
  3. 3.      Region adopted mutual aid for every county.  Could be reimbursed if approved.  Don will get a copy to Sue to include in her plan.
  4. 4.      TEP worksheet will be put together by Don, Rosemary, and Jade to see all our training capabilities. 
  5. 5.      Don attended Senior Center to inform them of our group and took questions.

 

schedule next meeting

Don robertson
Discussion  
The next meeting is scheduled for August 15th, 2013 at hospital meeting room. (June 25th meeting was cancelled)
 

 

adjournment

don robertson
Discussion Moved, seconded and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 1915.