Emergency Management Agency & the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program are here to respond to the major disasters that could affect our county. Severe storms, tornadoes, winter weather storms, earthquakes, and man-made disasters are what EMA focuses on.

CSEPP is a specific grant program dealing with the chemical stockpile at Blue Grass Army Depot. To learn more go to PrepareKY.com.


  • Wendell Hatfield, EMA Director
  • Jay Overman, EMA Deputy / CSEPP Director
  • David East, EMA Deputy / Public Information Officer
  • Russ Clark, EMA Deputy / Search & Rescue Coordinator


Regroup is our public alert and warning system for county residents. This system will send you phone calls, text messages or emails about dangers that affect you and the community. Click the above link and follow the instructions to register.

Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Garrard County Hazard Mitigation Plan Draft is available for public comment at this time. Comments can be sent to garrard.ema@gmail.com
Garrard County Hazard Mitigation Plan


278 Precision Ct. Lancaster, KY 40444
Phone: (859) 792-4786 (non-emergency line)

Invitations for Bid

Garrard County IFB 2018-19/2 CSEPP SCBA

Garrard County IFB 2018-19/2 CSEPP SCBA, Addendum #1

Garrard County IFB 2018-19/3 CSEPP Medical Stretcher