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File #: 17904    Version: 0 Name: Agreement for Mid-America Local Emergency Planning Committee and MARC
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/4/2012 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 6/4/2012 Final action: 6/4/2012
Title: A RESOLUTION authorizing the County Executive to execute an Agreement for Services with the Mid-America Local Emergency Planning Committee and the Mid-America Regional Council, at no cost to the County.
Sponsors: Theresa Garza Ruiz
Indexes: EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE, MARC
Attachments: 1. 17904adopt.pdf, 2. 17904AGMT.pdf
Related files: 20423
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI


Title
A RESOLUTION authorizing the County Executive to execute an Agreement for Services with the Mid-America Local Emergency Planning Committee and the Mid-America Regional Council, at no cost to the County.

Intro

RESOLUTION #17904, June 4, 2012

INTRODUCED BY Theresa Garza Ruiz, County Legislator


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WHEREAS, Jackson County, together with Cass, Clay, Platte, and Ray Counties, have cooperatively formed a local emergency planning committee (LEPC) under the provisions of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986; and,

WHEREAS, each county receives grants from the Missouri Emergency Response Commission in accordance with Missouri's Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (RSMo Sections 292.600 to 292.625); and,

WHEREAS, these funds are to be used for programs which support the LEPC's hazardous materials planning and training, and related activities; and,

WHEREAS, each of the five counties, as a member of the LEPC, has entered into an agreement with the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) approving the scope of work by MARC and the LEPC on its behalf; and,

WHEREAS, MARC is a public not-for-profit organization, formed in 1972 by area cities and counties, including the counties that have formed the LEPC, to address issues and problems of mutual concern; and,

WHEREAS, MARC can provide administrative and technical assistance to carry out the scope of work developed for the aforementioned grants; and,

WHEREAS, the attached Agreement for Services adequately sets out the rights and obligations of LEPC and MARC in this regard; now therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED by the County Legislature of Jackson County, Missouri, that the attached Agreement for Services with the Mid-America Local Emergency Planning Committee and the Mid-America Regional Council be and hereby is approved; and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the County Executive be and hereby is au...

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