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Local Emergency Planning Committee
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454 College Highway
Southwick, MA 01077
(413) 569-0308
Alternate Phone:
(413) 569-5995
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Town Affiliation
Select Board
Chief Administrative Officer
Emergency Management Director
Chief Russell Anderson
Fire Services/EMS
Health Inspector
Department of Public Works Director
Conservation Coordinator/Media
Karen Wzorek
Transportation Supervisor
Sergeant Kirk H. Sanders
Police Department
Stephen Presnal
STRSD Business Administrator
Council on Aging Director
Jennifer Willard
Superintendent of Schools
Bruce Bussiere
Noble Hospital Emergency Manaagement Director
Brian Houlihan
American Inn Plant Director
The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is comprised of fourteen represented affiliations of the town which are appointed by the Board of Selectmen for a term of one year.  Their primary mission is addressing hazardous materials that are stored in and transported through Southwick.  To better achieve their mission, the committee operates with four basic functions:

1.      To develop a comprehensive emergency plan for the Town of Southwick and to keep the plan up-to-date.
2.      To receive information about accidental releases.
3.      To collect, manage, and provide public access to information on hazardous chemicals in the Town of Southwick.
4.      To educate the public about risks from accidental and routine releases of chemicals and work with facilities to minimize the risks.  The LEPC provides information on request of Tier II forms containing hazardous material inventories and spill reports submitted by the responsible party.

The Town of Southwick Local Emergency Planning Committee has attained the status of Full Certification from the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC).     

Town of Southwick, Massachusetts 454 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077
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