LEPC Meeting Minutes

August 26, 2010

Present: Jay Baker, Jock Johnson – ID BHS; Bob Graham, David Kramer – OEM; Denys Knight – LCPC; Dale Du Ree - Industrial Communications; James Cameron, Barry Coleman – LDS; Bill McCabe – NBVFD; Gary Leonard, Chet Savage, Georgia Savage – PVFD; Mark Haigwood – PHD; Ken English - Moyie Fire; Ken Baker, Regina Sherman – BVA; Mike Weland – Planning; Susan Bowman – Valence Wireless; Susan Wilson – CBP – OFO; Pat Warkentin – BFFD; Patty Perry – Kootenai Tribe; Tony Rohrwasser – SBFD; Rick Alonzo – BFPD; Tom Turpin – Kootenai River Inn; Rick Fawcett – Whisper Mountain;  John Sauer – BHS – CI/KR; John Moss - CCVFD

Next meeting: November 3, 2010 0800, Boundary County Courthouse Extension Office 


I.       Announcements: Tony Rohrwasser brought the meeting to order at 0800.

1. Locate previous Meeting Minutes at http://www.boundarycountyid.org/emermgmt/lepc/index.htm

2. Provide copy of your meeting content to johnmoss@addr1.com in order to be included in minutes

II.              Presentation from Rick Fawcett DA (Contractor on the HazMat Flow Study for the five northern Counties). 

1. Boundary County along with the other Northern Counties obtained a grant for a Flow study of Hazardous Materials that travel on the highways and rails in our communities

2. Study involves 5 Region 1 Counties: Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, Shoshone

3. Hazmat Flow study (Dept. of Transportation, ID)

4. Observations taken in 2-hour snapshots

5. Materials information to be presented in a report next month to Boundary County

III.            Presentation from John Sauer (Idaho Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Protection Program)

1. Mission ~ Create an environment of interactive information sharing between public and private stakeholders to identify, catalog, and assess Idaho’s critical infrastructure and key resources to facilitate the protection of assets from all man-made and natural threats and to mitigate exploitation from identified vulnerabilities.

2. Power Point Slide Show: http://www.boundarycountyfire.com/bclepc201008bhcikr.shtml

IV.           Dave Kramer, Boundary County Emergency Coordinator

1. Wildland Urban Interface Cost Share Workshop (Who Pays the Bills?)

2. Provided AFTER ACTION REPORT/IMPROVEMENT PLAN (from Aug 16 meeting)

a.  http://www.boundarycountyfire.com/docs/wuicostshare.doc - Requires Word to view this file

V.      With no further business, Tony Rohrwasser adjourned the meeting at 0900.

Minutes submitted by J. Moss CCVFD