- Director: Paul
- Secretary: René
- Telephone: (605)-578-2122
- Fax: (605)-578-3148
- State Division of Emergency Management
Lawrence County Emergency Management Department
The Lawrence County Emergency Management Department has
broad discretion, functions in Emergency Management. Performing functions of planning,
organization, coordination, training, equipment, and facility reviews relative to disaster
response and preparations.
Lawrence County Emergency Management also coordinates and
manages the Lawrence County Search and Rescue Team.
Lawrence County Local Emergency Planning Committee
The Lawrence County Local Emergency Planning Committee was
established pursuant to Title III, of the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act,
(SARA). The Governor of South Dakota designated a State Emergency Act (SARA) to implement
a hazardous materials emergency response program. The Lawrence County Local Emergency
Planning Committee meets quarterly to review hazardous material spills, storage
facilities, and other relative business. The public is invited to attend.
LEPC Mission Statement: "To enhance the
protection of the community and environment from hazardous materials incidents through
planning, preparation and communication between citizens, business and government."