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File #: 18557    Version: 0 Name: Agreement w/ Mid-America Local Emergency Planning Committee and MARC
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/26/2014 In control: Finance and Audit Committee
On agenda: 6/30/2014 Final action: 7/7/2014
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: MID-AMERICA REGIONAL COUNCIL (MARC)
Attachments: 1. 18557bu.pdf, 2. 18557adopt.pdf, 3. 18557AGMT.pdf
Related files: 18173, 19497, 19146, 20423, 20164, 18862, 19881
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 NO. 18557, June 30, 2014

INTRODUCED BY Theresa Garza Ruiz, County Legislator


Body
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 a grant from the Missouri Emergency Response Commission in accordance with Missouri's Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (Sections 292.600 to 292.625, RSMo); and,

WHEREAS, these funds are paid directly by the State directly to LEPC, 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...

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