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File #: 20423    Version: 0 Name: MARC Local Emergency Planning Committee
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/7/2020 In control: Finance and Audit Committee
On agenda: 5/11/2020 Final action: 5/18/2020
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: Charlie Franklin
Indexes: AGREEMENT, MID-AMERICA LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE, MID-AMERICA REGIONAL COUNCIL
Attachments: 1. 20423adopt.pdf, 2. 20423buCorrected.pdf, 3. 20423 MARC LEPC Hazardous Material.pdf
Related files: 20164, 19881, 17302, 17596, 17904, 19497, 18173, 18557, 18862, 19146, 5412, 20713
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. 20423, May 11, 2020

INTRODUCED BY Charlie Franklin, County Legislator


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WHEREAS, Jackson County, and 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 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, historically has entered into an annual agreement with the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), approving the scope of work by Mid-America Regional Council (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 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 LEPC and MARC be and hereby is approved; and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the County Executive be and hereby is authorized to execute the A...

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