Mercer County
Local Emergency Planning
Committee
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
                         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  affected by releases
* 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
              2018/2019 Meeting Dates

Quarter 1: Thursday, November 8th, 2018 at 6:00pm
        Mercer County Health Department

Quarter 2: Thursday, February 14th, 2019 at 9:00am
     Mercer County Health Department

Quarter 3: Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at 6:00pm
     Mercer County Health Department

Quarter 4: Thursday August 8th, 2019 at 9:00am
     Mercer County Health Department

Meetings are subject to change.  Please confirm dates, times, and
locations by calling (309)582-3759.