Emergency Planning Committee
Tuesday, September 2,
2014 – 12:00 Noon
Coshocton County Services Building
724 South Seventh Street, Lower Level
- Room B-100, EOC Location
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
bi-monthly meeting of the Coshocton County Local Emergency Planning Committee was
called to order at approximately 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, by Chairperson,
Glenn Hill, with attendees standing for the Pledge of Allegiance.
(11) Members Present
McMasters, Coshocton County EMA Director
Cole, Coshocton County EMA Deputy Director
Hill, Chairperson, Assistant Chief, West Lafayette Fire Department
Curtis Lee, Coshocton County Commissioner
Wheatcraft, Coshocton County ARES
Westbrook, Organic Technologies
Carpenter, Citizen Member
Hardy, Coshocton County ARES
Gray, American Red Cross
Minet, Coshocton County EMS
Nolan, Coshocton Hospital
(3) Excused Absences
Crawford, Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office
Beegan, Mental heath
West, Coshocton County REACT
motion was made by Berry Nolan to approve the July 2, 2014 meeting minutes, and
was seconded by Steve Wheatcraft. Motion carried.
Financial Report was given by Rob McMasters.
The unencumbered balance as of September 2, 2014 is $47,169.89. Stu Gray
made a motion to approve the financial report as given, and the motion was seconded
by Berry Nolan. Motion carried.
McMasters reported that no Haz-Mat responses were made during July – August
McMasters gave a report that Troy and himself would attend the LECP conference
on Friday, September 5, 2014 and the Coshocton County LECP should receive
the 20 year award from the Ohio LECP.
McMasters also show a short video clip from Ready.gov to show the importance of
being ready for bad weather. Also talked about monthly Tornado siren test
happening Wednesday September 3rd 2014.
update (Troy Cole)
Incident Response class will take place on November 9th 2014 here at
the EOC by working with Findlay University All Hazards Training Center the class will be offered for
made by Glenn Hill to approve food and miscellaneous expenditures associated
with Rail car training in November. 1st Dan Hardy/ 2nd
to adjournment, Glenn Hill asked members to share any updates that they would like
to report. Comments noted were:
Bernie Minet (EMS) noted the
great response for the grain bin explosion in August all local Fire, EMS
and the Sheriff’s Office work well together. Very fast response times for
all units EMS had 5 medics/Squads on scene within 5 minutes. Also
Coshocton County EMS will be starting to build a new building in the early
spring in Warsaw all plans have been reviewed.
ARES (Steve Wheatcraft) reported
that they had been contacted by Rob when the weather moved across the
county on August 11 and had 12 people on the NET to help keep tract of the
storm and its movement across the county. Also on August 23 2014 for a 12
hour period the EOC radios were manned and they talked to over 50 counties
and a few other EOCs, during a ARES event
Berry Nolan (Coshocton Hospital)
reported that the Hospital was ready for any patients from the grain bin.
They opened up a few beds and moved some people around.
the round table updates, Glenn Hill asked for a motion for adjournment. A motion for adjournment was made by Curtis
Lee and seconded by Steve Wheatcraft. Motion carried, and the meeting was adjourned
at approximately 12:25 p.m.
Please mark your
calendars for the next scheduled noon LEPC meeting on Tuesday, November 4, 2014,
here at the County Services Building location.
With this being Election Day the date will be tentative till we see if
any issue or matters that need to be brought forth to the committee come
Homeland Security &
Emergency Management Agency