Disaster Response and Preparedness

New Public Alert System

New Public Alert System

Jul 6, 2017

Garrard County Emergency Management Agency and CSEPP are implementing a new public alert system, Regroup. Regroup will allow public safety agencies in Garrard County and the City of Lancaster to notify the public about dangers, events and other public safety matters that may affect the public. Users can enter in multiple phone numbers, e-mail addresses and...

Private Driveway Snow Removal

Private Driveway Snow Removal

Mar 6, 2015

We have had numerous calls for snow removal of private roads and driveways. The County road department is not able to remove snow from private property by law. We have put together a list of snow removal companies and private individuals. This is not an exclusive list nor is this an endorsement of the companies/individuals. (859) 339-3969 (859) 797-9857 (859)...

Cars Parked on Roads Will be Towed

By executive order of the Garrard County Judge/ Executive’s office, any cars parked or abandoned on a county road will be towed at the owner’s expense due to the need for roads to be plowed and treated in a timely manner. Vehicles left on roads have prevented road plows and emergency services from reaching several places in the county. A Declaration...

Winter Storm Octavia – Update

Press Release #3 Garrard County and the City of Lancaster have made significant progress over the night and during Tuesday morning with the effects of Winter Storm Octavia. Road treatment operations were held off until daylight in order to avoid freezing of melting snow. Primary roads are now passable in Garrard County, including those maintained by the Kentucky...

EOC Construction Update Dec. 1

EOC Construction Update Dec. 1

Dec 1, 2014

The staff here at Garrard County EMA/CSEPP and over at Bluegrass 911 are very excited about the construction of the new facility that will become the new home for both agencies. We plan on writing updates and sharing photos about the progress of the construction on a regular basis. So keep coming back for more information. Having lost five work days of...