LEPC Meeting

The Elk County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meeting will be held on Thursday, October 3rd, at 6:30 p.m. in the Cox Building.

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2019 Hazard Mitigation Plan

         Elk County, incorporated cities, school districts and special districts have worked together to update the Hazard Mitigation Plan.  The plan considers overall risk and impact from past hazards and addresses a comprehensive list of natural hazards including, but not limited to, tornados, winter storms, wind storms and wildfires.  It assesses the likely impacts of these hazards.  The information was considered in evaluating and updating past mitigation policies and initiatives to reduce or prevent the impacts of future disaster losses.

                                                       2019 Hazard Mitigation Plan is available for your review

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The Elk County Emergency Management Mission Statement: We will strive for and advocate local capabilities to ensure effective mitigation against, preparedness for, response to and recovery from all types of major emergencies that could threaten Elk County.

Emergency Management oversees the preparation of planning strategies & documents that would be used by county leadership  in response to any natural or manmade disaster or emergency situation affecting Elk County.  These planning & training processes are ongoing as technologies and potential hazards evolve.  By interfacing with local, state & federal officials, a swift & coordinated response to emergencies is the intended outcome.  This office also coordinates training of local storm spotters in Elk County.  Please consider volunteering your time to this important function.  Contact the Emergency Management Office for more information.

Emergency Management is the point of contact for the Elk County Emergency Notification System.  This automated system provides landline, cell phone and/or text notifications of emergency conditions & situations that could affect the safety and welfare of you and your family.  You can arrange for notifications through this service by downloading, completing & returning the Local Emergency Notification Request form which can be found in the Helpful Links section below.

 

Accessibility to Sara Title III Hazardous Substance Information

Section 324 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act, also known as SARA Title III (Super-fund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, PL99-499) requires public notice at least annually informing the public of the means to access information about extremely hazardous substances that are manufactured, stored, and used within their community.

Accordingly, information concerning LEPC meetings, SARA Title III hazardous materials planning which is included in our Elk County Operations Plan, materials safety data sheets, hazardous chemical inventory forms listing extremely hazardous substances manufactured, stored or used with Elk County can be obtained during normal business hours by contacting Elk County Emergency Management.

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