a. Membership. Pursuant to §59.54(8), Wisconsin Statutes, the Local Emergency Planning Commission is required to have members as specified in 42 USC 11001(c), which shall have powers and duties under 42 USC 11000 to 11050 and under §166.20 and 166.21, Wisconsin Statutes. Superfund Amendments and Re-authorization Act (SARA) Title III (Section 301(c)) requires that the Committee consist of at least one (1) representative from each of the following groups;
1. Elected State and Local Officials
2. Law Enforcement
4. Emergency Management
5. Health Professionals
7. Representatives of facilities subject to the Emergency Planning requirements and the Media
b. Duties and Responsibilities. Pursuant to 42 USC 11000 to 11050 and under §166.20 and §166.21, Wisconsin Statutes, duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
1. This is an Advisory Committee, not a policy-making committee.
2. Consult and coordinate with the County Board, the County and local heads of emergency management services, and the Public Safety & Judiciary Committee in the execution of the Local Emergency Planning Commission’s duties.