The Southborough Emergency Planning Committee – SEPC – is an aspect of the Southborough Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) charged with all-hazards emergency planning for the Town of Southborough.
Under 49 CFR SARA Title III, the SEPC is also responsible for maintaining information on and developing emergency response plans for locally used/stored hazardous materials and those that travel through Town via road and rail.
The mission of Southborough Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) is to improve community safety, reduce injury & damage and enhance the community’s ability to quickly return to normal functions following disasters and significant emergencies. This is accomplished through the coordinated efforts of Town departments; local, state, federal and non-governmental organizations; private businesses and volunteers following the emergency management cycle of: prevention/education, preparedness, response, recovery & mitigation.
"Enhancing community safety through education & preparedness"