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Lake County’s Emergency Services Council (ESC) is comprised of core emergency services agencies and departments, as well as local government leadership.


Purpose Statement: The purpose of the Lake County Emergency Services Council [ESC] is to provide a forum for cooperation, communication, and coordination among the entities providing emergency services to the citizens and visitors of Lake County and the City of Leadville, Colorado.  The Council shall advise, inform and give recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County and the City of Leadville on emergency services issues. The recommendations may result in BOCC resolutions, regulations, policies or procedures for Lake County.

The ESC also serves as the Local Emergency Planning Committee [LEPC] for Lake County and the City of Leadville.


ESC meetings are bi-monthly and are generally held at Colorado Mountain College or virtually. Meeting are typically the fourth Wednesday of the meeting months, which are January, March, May, July, September and November. Some dates are adjusted for holidays.


Please email Claire Skeen at if you would like to be added to the meeting notification distribution list.

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