Kansas Adjutant General's Department
Local Emergency Planning Committee Charter
 

Purpose

  • To appoint a Local Emergency Planning Committee and identify, develop and disseminate outreach programs for all districts in Kansas.
  • The Local Emergency Planning Committee Appointment Committee shall have the following functions, powers, and duties:
    • Appoint local planning committees (Section 301 (a))
    • Supervise and coordinate the activities of the LEPC's (Section 301 (a))
    • Revise appointments to LEPC's as deemed appropriate (Section 301 (d))
    • Respond to petitions from interested persons for modification of LEPC membership (Section 301 (d))
    • Designate an official to serve as information coordinator (Section 301 (a))
    • Develop and disseminate outreach programs throughout Kansas
    • Staff support will be supplied through the Kansas Division of Emergency Management

Membership:

  • The Local Emergency Planning Committee Appointment Committee will be composed of a representative from each of the following:
    • Kansas Department of Health and Environment
    • State Fire Marshal
    • Kansas Emergency Management Association
    • Private Industry
    • Kansas Division of Emergency Management
  •  Chairperson: selected annually by the Local Emergency Planning Committee Appointment Committee members.
  • Vice-Chairperson: designated by the chairperson
  • Time allotted: The Local Emergency Planning Committee Appointment Committee shall have the authority to convene as necessary, and the Chairperson will be responsible for finalizing agenda issues and determining meeting times.
  • Level of Empowerment: appoint LEPC's and disseminate outreach programs
  • Feedback: publish a summary of meetings, report appointments acted on to CEPR
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