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
                 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:
    http://il.pipeline-awareness.com/meeting_schedule

    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 – 11:00 am, at Mercer
County Health Department. This meeting will involve a training
component. All Emergency Response and Public Safety Personnel are
invited to participate.


Quarter 4: Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 6:00pm - 8:00pm at Aledo
Fire Station
. This meeting will include training in communications and
mutual aide capabilities. All Emergency Response and Public Safety
Personnel are invited to participate.



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
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