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Barton County

Emergency Management

Contact Info

Sean Kelly Barton County Emergency Management Director skelly@bartoncounty.org Barton County Courthouse 1400 Main St, Room 102 Great Bend, KS  67530 620.793.1919 . . .

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Emergency Management Duties

Emergency Management The overall goals of the Emergency Management program are to reduce the loss of life; to minimize property loss and damage to the environment; and to protect Barton County from all threats and hazards. . . .

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Barton County LEPC Meetings

T he Barton County LEPC meets Quarterly, although meetings may be scheduled during other months with proper notice. The next LEPC meeting has been scheduled for:           May 16 , 2024 . . .

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Current Barton County LEPC Meeting Notes

The Barton County LEPC meeting notes are available to the public in a printed format only.  The meeting notes below are in PDF format and may be viewed online or downloaded and printed.  Anyone with questions may contact the . . .

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Disaster Declaration & Information

Disaster Declaration & Information A state of local disaster emergency may be declared in the event that a disaster has occurred or that the threat of a disaster is imminent.  A declaration may be made by the Chairman of . . .

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Planning for Emergencies

Emergency planning is essential for individuals, businesses and government entities.  A key step in the development of emergency plans is a review of the risks or hazards that may cause a disaster or emergency.  While the causes . . .

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Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

T he Local Emergency Planning Committee is a product of federal legislation that was passed in the wake of the Bhopal disaster in India, where more  than 2,000 people died because of an accident involving an accidental release of a . . .

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Be Aware! Be Prepared!

Be Informed.  Prepare Now. Protect Your Family and Your Property from Disasters. The unexpected can happen at any time:  a fire, a chemical spill on the highway, severe thunderstorm, flooding, tornado, power . . .

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Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Kansas Homeland Security Region E Hazard Mitigation Plan was developed as a guide for Barton County jurisdictions and citizens to prepare for possible natural disaster events by taking actions to mitigate the effects of potential . . .

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Accessibility of SARA Title III Hazardous Substance Information

Section 324 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act, also known as SARA Title III (Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, PL99-499) requires notice be given to the public of the means to access information . . .

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SARA Title III and Tier II Reporting

On or before March 1 of every year, facilities must comply with reporting requirements as specified in the code of Federal Regulations (40 CFR Part 370). An owner or operator of a facility must maintain a Material Safety Data . . .

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