LEPC Executive Meeting Minutes
ECDOPS Public Safety Center
2880 Flower Road
April 13th, 2018

Attendance: Scott Newell, Bill First, Bob Gandley, Dale Robinson, Kale Asp, Joe Walko, Charles Ramsey, Brian Mesaros, Maryann Mook and Keerinique Valencic.

Public Safety Report:

  • General Report – Dale Robinson
    • Next Gen Radio System
      • Bids were awarded to Perry Construction and Keystone Electric for tower construction and electrical work.
        • Construction starts Monday at Sharp Road Tower; construction to be completed by July 2018.
    • Early deployment of subscriber units is moving along
    • Project completion by 12/31/2018.
  • Consolidation with East County
    • Met with North East Fire and Police Departments.
    • Additional meetings being scheduled with East County emergency services.
    • Cutover is 01/01/2019.
  • Regional CAD System
    • Implementation in process; completion by 1Q2019.
  • County EOP has been forwarded to County Council for review
    • To be considered at finance meeting, scheduled on May 10th
  • There are 17 municipalities that we have not seen resolutions for the Hazard Mitigation Plan.
  • We are skipping Millcreek Township per their request and moving to the City of Erie for the rail safety plan table top exercise.
  • All Hazards Safety Officer Course starts next week
  • EMS position is currently vacant but we had 20 applicants apply.
  • Hazmat Report
    • So far for the year we have collected $44,175.00.
    • Everyone that has submitted a Tier 2 has been invoiced.
      • Except for two that I received yesterday.
  • Russel Standard has made up all their back reports and fees since 2011.
  • Good of the Order
    • We are beginning to get calls for PASF. I think that it would be good for them to have representation here at the LEPC meetings.
    • We had a call where they needed pads and booms. We dropped off booms but we have not had them returned yet.
      • Discussion on having a process to restock the spill trailers when product is being used, so that they will always be stocked when needed.
  • Glenwood YMCA had a chlorine spill response. Need to send them a letter for Tier 2.
  • Four or Five new hazmat techs attended training.
  • Crawford County CART Team has been decommissioned.
  • We are combining our drills with the crude oil response this year.
    • Planning on having a full scale with CERT and Hazmat in August 2018.
    • Meeting adjourned at 8:59AM.

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