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12/20/2014 5:40:00 PM
Minutes from October 2014 Meeting

Attendance and Quorum:

  1. a.       ChairmanCeleste Suttercalled themeetingtoorderat6:00 PM.   
  2. b.      There was a quorum with 10 memberspresentincluding: Richard Ashby, Dave Bell, Robert Black, Robert Fitzgerald, Shannon Gillespie, Tammy Monroe, Mark Petersen, Celeste Sutter, Dave Thomas, and Shane Williams.
  3. c.       4 members were absent.  
  4. d.      1 guest, Michael Scott of TV15 attended and filmed the meeting for TV15. 


Approval of Minutes from last meeting:

  1. a.       The Chairman asked for a motion to approve the minutes as written from the September meeting. Dave Bell motioned to approve the minutes and Mark Petersen seconded the motion. The motion carried by unanimous vote.


Financial Report:

  1. a.       ChairmanCeleste Sutterpresented thefiscal reportfromAccount1152.  The balance is $7339.42 as of September 30, 2014.  
  2. b.      No claims were presented to the committee for approval at this time.
  3. c.       Note: We have received reimbursement for all 2014 HMEP grants


Old Business: 

  1. a.       Tabletop Exercise—to occur following this LEPC meeting.The Exercise will include involvement from numerous emergency response organizations and agencies throughout the community.
  2. b.      2015 HMEP Grants—Grant requests have been approved as submitted.
    1. a.       Training Grants (totaling $4,400) requested to attend:
      1.                                                                            i.      IERC Conference in Indianapolis
      2.                                                                          ii.      NASTTPO Mid-Year Conference in Huston, TX—Dave Bell has been approved by the LEPC to attend this conference.
      3.                                                                         iii.      NASTTPO Annual Conference in Portland, ME
      4. b.      Planning Grants (totaling $2,000) requested for:
        1.                                                                            i.      Bridge Flow Study—as per Sam George’s recommendation based on the results of the 2014 Bridge Flow Study.



  1. a.       None at this time.


Report from the HazMat Team:

  1. a.       Nothing new reported at this time.


Other Business:

  1. a.       Public Comments – none
  2. b.      Ethics Training—still needs to be completed. No new updates at this time.



  1. a.       LEPC Tabletop Exercise to follow this meeting.
  2. b.      The next IERC meeting will be held in Indianapolis on Monday, November 10th at 1:00 pm at Indiana Government Center South, Indianapolis, IN 46204. 
  3. c.       NASTTPO Mid-Year and Hot Zone Conference will be held in Huston, TX on October 14th through the 16th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 8686 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX, 77054 – Dave Bell will be attending this.





Next meeting:  November 13th 2014 (Madison Airport Conference Room, 6:00PM).



Tammy Monroe made a motion to adjourn and Dave Bell seconded the motion.  Motion carried.  There being no further business to discuss, the meeting adjourned at 6:10 pm.






Shannon Gillespie,Secretary/Treasurer



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