Liz Jessee, Interim Director
Walla Walla County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
As defined by RCW 38.52.070, Walla Walla County Emergency Management’s revised Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) was submitted to Washington State Military Department, Emergency Management Division (WAEMD) for review in December 2012.
In a letter dated January 22, 2013, Director James M. Mullen, congratulated Walla Walla County Emergency Management ‘on this significant endeavor’ with recommendations for future updates and for correction of minor inconsistencies in the document.
Additionally, per WAC 118-40-180, Emergency Support Function (ESF) 10 – Hazards Materials was submitted to the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) for review. Washington Military Department, Emergency Management Division, coordinated the SERC review of the plan for compliance with SARA Title III, NRT-guidelines and the Washington State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, and provided feedback to Walla Walla County Emergency Management in a letter dated March 28, 2013.
Having corrected the minor inconsistencies outlined in the State’s letters, we requested comment from our Emergency Management partners. The review and comment period ended March 31, 2013. Submitted comments were reviewed and incorporated into the plan as appropriate.