Menominee County Emergency Management will foster, promote and implement an emergency management system that encourages communities and citizens to prepare for all hazards to protect themselves from the affects of emergencies and disasters .
Menominee County is dedicated to enhancing public safety by improving our ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and threats to our homeland utilizing National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS) standards.
Services / Duties
Review, update and develop emergency response plans/resources/lists as needed, to include directing and coordinating the development and implementation of the Menominee County Emergency Action Guidelines
Oversee the implementation of all functions necessary during an emergency or disaster in accordance with the Emergency Action Guidelines
Identify mitigation opportunities within the county
Administer SARA Title III forms
Maintain preparedness to activate and coordinate the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
Coordinate preparedness training, exercising, public information and planning efforts as needed
Assist the LEPC with review, update and development of off-site emergency response plans for extremely hazardous substances
Ensure compliance with federal, state and local standards
Represent county emergency response agencies at the Region 8 Homeland Security Planning Board
Research and apply for grant funding, as available
Participate in/attend meetings throughout the county
Recruit and train EOC staff and volunteers
Attend training and other informational sessions pertaining to Emergency Management and emergency response
Michigan Emergency Management Act
||Thomas Philipps - Emergency Management Coordinator
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||S904 U.S. HWY 41
Stephenson, MI 49887
||Office Hours: M-F 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Many meetings are held during the work day that require the Coordinator to be out of the office.
Please call to schedule an appointment.