Local Emergency Management Committee

This Mandatory Committee is established under Section 38(1) of the Emergency Management Act 2005.

The LEMC has specific functions to follow that are set out in Section 39 and 40 of the Emergency Management Act 2005 (EM Act).   

The purpose of the Local Emergency Management Committee (LEMC) is to advise and assist the Local Government in ensuring that the Local Emergency Management arrangements are established for its district; to liaise with public authorities and other persons in the development, review and testing of Local Emergency Management arrangements; and to carry out other emergency management activities as directed by the State Emergency Management Committee (SEMC) or prescribed by the Regulations.

This Committee does not have any delegated authority.  Meetings are held at 10.30am in the Shire of Toodyay Council Chambers, unless otherwise notified.

The two documents that act as guidelines for holding Committee Meetings are as follows:

Related Information

Agendas and Minutes

Committee Book

Primary Members             Deputy Members 2023 Dates
Cr S Pearce (Presiding Member)  Cr C Duri - Deputy Council Member Wed 8 Mar 2023
Cr M McKeown - Council Member

Deputy LRC – Manager Development and Regulation.

Wed 14 June 2023
Toodyay Police - Officer in Charge

Deputy LRC – Manager Corporate & Community Services.

Wed 8 Nov 2023
Community Emergency Services Manager (CESM) Deputy WLO - Planning and Compliance Officer.
Emergency Management Officer Deputy WLO - Community Development Officer
Chief Executive Officer – Shire of Toodyay, or in accordance with section 5.10(5) of the Local Government Act 1995, the CEO’s Representative Deputy WLO - Operations Officer (Infrastructure & Assets)
Department of Communities representative District Officer Natural Hazards
District Emergency Management Advisor (DEMA)
Local Recovery Coordinator (LRC) – Manager Infrastructure and Assets Other Attendees (non-voting)
Welfare Liaison Officer (WLO) –  Economic Development Coordinator Chief Bush Fire Control Officer or deputy
DFES District Officer Avon Toodyay Volunteer Fire & Rescue representative
Main Roads Representative Toodyay St John Ambulance representative
St John Ambulance Community Paramedic Morangup St John Ambulance representative
Ranger Representative Toodyay SES Representative
Principal, Toodyay District High School