The County/City Emergency Operations Plan shall establish the organizational structure to be utilized by local government to manage disaster and emergency response and set for the policies, procedures and guidelines for the coordination of all disaster and emergency response in the county and all the cities therein for an emergency, declared emergency, disaster, or catastrophe.
Requirements: The local emergency operations plan shall be officially adopted by signed executive order of the county judge/executive or mayor. Please check especially if you have newly elected officials.
Authority: KRS 39B.030 (3) Powers, authorities, rights and duties of local director – Development of organizational structure.
106 KAR 1:200 Local Plan
Timelines and Deadlines: May 1 – Updated Plan to Area Manager Office for Review by State. July 31 – Plan w/state concurrence posted locally, as well as, into SharePoint. If you need assistance on posting into SharePoint, please contact your area Manager Office.
Reporting Requirements: A copy of the local emergency operations plan and all revisions or updates thereto, shall be submitted by the local director to the Division of Emergency Management for concurrence review and reference.
Additional Guidance: Joint County Plans (Guidance TBD)
Under current KRS’s, Counties of two (2) or more may jointly create a single unified local emergency management agency.
KRS 39B.010 (eff. 15 July 2014)
KRS 39B.020 (eff. 15 July 2014)
KRS 39B.030 (eff. 15 July 2014)
KRS 39B.050 (eff. 15 July 2014)
KRS 39B.060 (eff. 15 July 2014)