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Pennington County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Grant

Grants to Pennington County, South Dakota Agencies for
Emergency Responses to Hazardous Material Incidents

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Pennington County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

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Grants to Pennington County, South Dakota agencies to support costs associated with the development of a response plan for hazardous materials incidents. Funding will be provided for consultants' fees, training exercises, computer hardware and software, and general operating expenses.

Eligible Uses for Funds:

SDCL 1-50-10 states that the funds will be distributed as grants to be “Expended by the LEPCs to defray the expenses of operating the SARA Title III program and for related Title I activities.” Remember that Title I outlines the five levels of training for response to a hazardous materials incident.

This can incorporate a wide variety of activities including, but not limited to:
-General office expenses needed to operate the program - postage, copying, printing, paper, meeting room rental, other meeting expenses, advertising costs, office expenses, etc.;
-Salaries for personnel hired to do data entry, risk assessment, hazards analysis, commodity flow studies, or other special projects;
-Expenses associated with updating the emergency response plan;
-Expenses related to holding hazardous materials response exercises;
-Training of local emergency response personnel and first responders;
-Hazardous Materials Incident response equipment; and
-Computer hardware and/or software to be used for Title III data management, responding to information requests, hazardous materials emergency response, and/or hazardous materials response planning activities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180367

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Typical applicants are response agencies and education groups.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Applications are reviewed for consideration at the first 3 quarterly meetings. Applications for review must be submitted by email prior to the 1st day of the month in which a meeting takes place.

Application Deadlines:
-February 1, 2018
-May 1, 2018
-August 1, 2018

2018 Meeting Dates:
-February 14, 2018
-May 23, 2018
-August 22, 2018
-November 14, 2018

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit the attached application form and supporting documentation electronically to:

Pennington County EOC Room
130 Kansas City Street (First floor)
Rapid City, SD 57701

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Dakota: Pennington County