Fire Department - LEPC

Greater Ketchikan Area (GKA)

Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)


The GKA LEPC is the planning committee for the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Emergency Planning District.  This committee is made up of elected officials, police, fire, medical, public health, environmental, hospital, and transportation officials, as well as representatives of facilities subject to the emergency planning requirements, community groups, and the media.  The LEPC is tasked with receiving and reviewing annual Tier II reports, establishing procedures for handling public requests for information,and developing an All Hazards Emergency Operations Plan.

Tier II Reporting Requirements

Starting with the 2017 reporting year, Alaska's State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) has approved the use of the State of Alaska Tier II Database as the sole mechanism for submitting SARA Title III Tier II Hazardous Chemical reports; click here to access the database.

Meeting Dates, Times, and Locations

The LEPC meets at NOON on the 2nd Wednesday of each month unless otherwise posted and run approximately 1 hour:

  • May - September: at the Borough Office Building (1900 1st Avenue)
  • October - April: at Fire Station #1 (70 Bawden Street)

Election of officers (Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary are held each year during the "Annual Meeting" which unless otherwise posted is conducted during the November meeting each year.

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas Minutes