Local Emergency Planning Committee

Purpose:

The Board of County Commissioners established the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) for the administration of a federal program for the development and review of chemical emergency response plans, collecting information about corporate and public use and storage of hazardous chemicals to help Fire and HAZMAT officers to safely respond to an incident, and to help citizens exercise their rights under the Federal Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act.

Meetings:

Meetings for 2019 are February 13, May 15, August 21, and November 20 beginning at 9:00 am. The May 15th meeting will be a joint meeting between the El Paso County LEPC and the Colorado Springs LEPC.

Meetings are held at the El Paso County, Office of Emergency Management (OEM), 3755 Mark Dabling Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO.

Contact the LEPC directly at lepc@elpasoco.com or 719-575-8424.

Members and Length of Terms:

The committee’s members serve for terms of an indefinite length of time.

*For current volunteer members or for further information, please contact the Boards and Commissions Administrator at 719-520-6555.

Tier II Deadline:

March 1, 2019 is the deadline for filing Tier II Reports.

El Paso County Office of Emergency Management