According to the Ohio Revised Code (ORC) Section 3750.03(B), all prospective members must submit an application and a brief resume of qualifications to the Board of County Commissioners for nomination to the LEPC. Once nominated, potential membership applications are sent to the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC). Upon review and approval new members will receive an appointment to the LEPC. Members serve a two year term.
The LEPC is comprised of the following groups. Representation is required from the first twelve groups.
1) Elected Officials-State and/or Local
2) Law Enforcement
3) Fire Departments
4) Fulton County Emergency Management Agency
5) Paramedics, Red Cross
6) Health Department
7) Local Environmental Groups
11) Community Groups
12) Facility Owners/Operators
13) Other members as designated and approved
LEPC Term Limits and Application
The LEPC serves a two year term, generally from August to August in odd numbered years. The next LEPC Term will run from 2013-2015. If you are interested in serving on the LEPC please complete the Membership Application.
Completed applications should be returned to:
The Fulton County LEPC 123 Courthouse Plaza Suite 4 Wauseon, OH 43567
The Ohio State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) provides LEPC members with a Membership Handbook. This document provides historical information on the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA). The handbook also provides information on how the LEPC is funded, organizational structure, planning, and exercise/drill requirements.