Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

LEPC: Our Mission

The mission of the Sedgwick County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) shall be to fulfill the requirements of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, commonly known as SARA Title III. In addition, the LEPC shall be an all-hazards planning committee to include information sharing, community planning, exercise design/implementation, the critique of emergency incidents—real or exercised, other activities aimed at efficient, compassionate, and rapid response to disaster survivors’, caregivers’, and workers’ needs in times of disasters.

As required by the Emergency Planning and Community-Right-to-Know Act (Public Law 99-499) and K.S.A. 65-5701 et seq., the public is provided with notice through this website that Emergency Operations Plans, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) and Tier II forms have been submitted by the regulated business entities within Sedgwick County and are available for inspection at Sedgwick County Emergency Management, 714 N. Main St., Wichita, Kansas 67203 during normal business hours from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

If you wish to contact the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), please e-mail the committee at LEPC@sedgwick.gov.

The Sedgwick County Business Safety Recognition Program!

This will be our second year to recognize the dedication and efforts of our Tier II businesses who have spent the past year working hard to improve their business safety. During the first quarter of 2022 we will distribute a survey to local Tier II businesses. We will then evaluate those who made the commitment to improve not only the safety of their employees and business, but also their efforts to improve safety for our community as well.  Those businesses that have the highest ratings will be recognized as the recipient of our Business Safety Recognition Award! 

If you would like your Tier II business to be considered for the award, please complete a survey by clinking the link below, or copying and pasting it in your browser. Nominations will be accepted through June 30, 2022. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PH8NFQB

If you have questions, you can reach out to Ann Houk, LEPC Chair, at ahouk@kansashomehealth.com

LEPC – HMEP Exercise Series Dates 2023:

Workshop, Tabletop & Full Scale: Dates and location pending

Contact the LEPC for specific participation and/or sign-up procedures, unless already specified.

2022 Meetings:

May 19
Meeting Minutes

August 18
Meeting Minutes

November 18 - 2 p.m.
Meeting Minutes

2023 Meetings

The schedule for the 2023 LEPC meetings, the presenters, and other details can be found here.