January 20, 2011
Grant County Local
Emergency Planning Committee Minutes
Don Button called the meeting to order at 11:35 AM. Members
present were Al Baker, Don Button, Jerry J Deckert, Richard Everett, Roger
Gardner, Frank Goldsby, Carolyn Henry, and Lynette Metcalf.
Al Baker made a motion to accept the minutes to the last
meeting. Motion Seconded by Jerry Deckert. Motion carried.
The Grant County Multi Jurisdictional Mitigation Plan has
been approved by the state. Now we need to have resolution passed by the
county, city of Ulysses and the school district stated that we have an approved
Since Kansas is looking to revise the Kansas Planning
Standard for Emergency Operation Plans, we will wait on going over the Local
Emergency Operation Plan.
Cathy Hernandez has been hired as the new regional
The Foreign Animal Disease Plan was discussed.
The ?Vulnerable Needs Registry? was discussed.
Richard Everett stated the Point of Distribution Exercises
Al Baker gave an update on the Community Emergency Response
Carolyn Henry stated they are working on agreements with
motels for disasters..
Lynette Metcalf stated the Health Department is looking for
a new Administrator.
Roger Gardner stated Pioneer Communications is working on
putting Fiber optics in the homes in Ulysses.
Jerry Deckert stated EMS will hold a Pre Hospital Trauma
Life Support class March 26 and 27. She also stated they had over 700 ambulance
responses last year.
Next meeting February 17, at 11:30AM
Motion to adjourn made by Al Baker and seconded by Jerry
Time Adjourned 12:50 PM.