DeWitt County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) held their final meeting of 2016 on Thursday, Dec. 1 at the Cuero Municipal Park Clubhouse.
LEPC is preparing for a table top disaster drill on Dec. 15. They will have a prison bus and tanker disaster drill in April 2017.
LEPC received a grant from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for $92,662.80. The grant will be used to purchase a new vehicle for the County Office of Emergency Management to be used by the Emergency Management Coordinator, Cyndi Smith, to respond to calls and other duties; a countywide code red system; EDispatch for fire departments and EMS, handheld radios for first responders and 47 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training bags.
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