Local Emergency Management Committee

Where: Shire of Toodyay Council Chambers
2021 Dates: Wednesday, 10 February 2021
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Wednesday, 11 August 2021
Wednesday, 10 November 2021
Time: 5.00pm
Members Deputy Members Responsible Officer
CESM Cr Chitty  CESM
Cr Pearce Cr Rayner 
Local Recovery Coordinator  Deputy 1 CBFCO
CEO Deputy 2 CBFCO
Chief Bush Fire Control Officer  Deputy 3 CBFCO
Ranger
Ranger
DFES District Officer
Main Roads Representative
Toodyay SES    
Morangup St John Ambulance    
Silver Chain Service Coordinator    
Principal, Toodyay District High School    
St John Ambulance Community Paramedic    
Dept. of Communities    
District Emergency Management Advisor (DEMA)    
Toodyay St John Ambulance    
Health / Medical Representative    
Toodyay Volunteer Fire & Rescue    
St John Ambulance – Community Paramedic    

Purpose of the Local Emergency Management Committee is to advise and assist Council in:

  1. ensuring local emergency management arrangements are in place;
  2. liaising with others in the development and review of local emergency management arrangements; and
  3. carry out other emergency management activities as directed by the State Emergency Management Committee or as prescribed.

This Committee is established under Section 38 of the Emergency Management Act 2005.

This Committee does not have any delegated authority.

Part 3 (Division 1) Section 38 of the Emergency Management Act 2005 provides for the establishment of a Local Emergency Management Committee. 

Section 38(3) of the Emergency Management Act 2005 provides for the membership of a LEMC subject to Section 38(4) of the Emergency Management Act 2005 whereby the constitution and procedures of a local emergency management committee, and the terms and conditions of appointment of members, are to be determined by the SEMC.

Sections 16 to 20 of State Emergency Management Policy No. 2.5 – Emergency Management in Local Government Districts provides guidelines to local government in relation to the membership of a Local Emergency Management Committee.

The two documents that act as guidelines for the holding of Committees of Council Meetings are as follows

 All dates are subject to change.

Related Information

Agenda, Minutes and Notes

Committee-Information.pdf