Mercer County
Local Emergency Planning
Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Mercer County LEPC to protect the health and safety
of its citizens through development and maintenance of a chemical
emergency response plan and through public education and information
about chemicals in the community
                    Meeting Schedule

Quarter 1: Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 9:00 am – 10:00 am.

Quarter 2: Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 11:30 am.

Annual Pipeline Training conducted by Paradigm – register at:

       Scroll down to March 1, 2018 (Stoney Creek Inn, Moline) at 11:        
30am.  Click on RSVP.  If you did not receive a WebCode, click
appropriate link and follow instructions to register.  They provide lunch at
this training.

Quarter 3: Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 9:00 am –
10:30 am, at Mercer County Health Department.

This meeting will involve a training and exercise component.

Quarter 4: TENTATIVELY scheduled for Wednes
day, August 1, 2018, 6 pm at Mercer County Health Department.

Meetings are subject to change.  Please confirm dates, times, and
locations by calling (309)582-3759.
                             LEPC Responsibilities
* Identify facilities and transportation routes of hazardous substances
* Describe emergency response procedures
* Designate coordinators
* Outline emergency notification procedures
* Describe how to determine probable affected areas and populations by
* Describe local emergency equipment and facilities
* Outline evacuation plans
* Develop training programs for emergency responders
* Exercise response plans
Contact Us

Mercer County LEPC
305 NW 7th Street
Aledo, Illinois 61231
(309) 582-3759

Emergency Coordinator:
Jennifer Hamerlinck

LEPC Chairman:
Dennis Fullerton