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File #: 19881    Version: 0 Name: LEPC Agreement with MARC
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/31/2018 In control: Health and Environment Committee
On agenda: 6/4/2018 Final action: 6/11/2018
Title: A RESOLUTION authorizing the County Executive to execute an Agreement for Services with the Local Emergency Planning Committee and the Mid-America Regional Council, at no cost to the County.
Sponsors: Crystal Williams
Indexes: AGREEMENT, EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE, MID-AMERICA REGIONAL COUNCIL (MARC)
Attachments: 1. 19881bu.pdf, 2. 19881adopt.pdf
Related files: 18557, 18862, 19497, 20423, 5176
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI


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


Intro
RESOLUTION NO. 19881, June 4, 2018

INTRODUCED BY Crystal Williams, 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 by the State directly to the 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 is able to provide the 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 the County, the 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 Coun...

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