The Treasure Coast Local Emergency Planning Committee (TCLEPC) meets quarterly, generally thirty days after the quarterly State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) meetings, and begin at 10:00 am. The TCLEPC Chair and coordinator attend the SERC meetings to deliver information regarding the region’s activities in implementation of the Emergency Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986, Superfund Amendment Reauthorization Act (SARA Title III), and to gather hazardous materials training and planning information from the State Training Task Force (TTF) and informational updates from the Florida Chief’s Association (FFCA), the Florida Association Hazardous Materials Responders (FLAHR), the Florida Fire Marshall, and several other State agencies that interact with the SERC to promote Statewide coordination and collaboration of EPCRA to maintain preparedness efforts and effective response operations in hazardous materials planning, training, exercises, and active incidents or disasters.
All meetings of the TCLEPC are open to the public and the agenda is posted at a minimum of seven days prior to the meeting. Meetings typically move to different locations occasionally within the four county region and may take place in Indian River, Martin, Palm Beach or St. Lucie counties.
Pursuant to the Governor of the State of Florida Executive Orders #20-52 declaring a State of Emergency; #20-69 suspending law requiring a local government body to meet at a specific public place and allowing local government bodies to utilize communications media technology to conduct official business; and #20-91 institution of safe distancing and safer at home directives to lessen local potential impacts and prevention of the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, the Treasure Coast Local Emergency Planning Committee (TCLEPC) will conduct quarterly meetings virtually until such time as directed safe to resume normal meeting practices.
Conference link and details will be posted along with the agenda on the TCLEPC webpage at a minimum seven days prior to the meeting. TCLEPC Committee primary and alternate members will receive the agenda via email.
Please contact our office to request meeting materials from previous years or to receive notices for the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council’s agendas.