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9611 SE 36th Street
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Phone: 206-275-7905
Contact: Jennifer Franklin, Emergency Manager
Email: jennifer.franklin@. . .
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City of Mercer Island / Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

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Sign Up Today for Alerts!

To better serve residents and keep them informed about significant events and emergency situations, Mercer Island is joining ALERT King County. This enhanced service will notify subscribers about potential emergencies via their choice of text, email, and telephone.  We highly encourage you to sign up.
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Be Prepared!

The City of Mercer Island partners with the community to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.
  • Catastrophes happen. Check these links to see if you are prepared
  • Know your Hazards (fact sheets and FAQ on possible events)
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Interested in receiving training and serving as a volunteer? Click here to learn more.



Questions?

Contact Emergency Manager Jennifer Franklin at 206-275-7905 or jennifer.franklin@mercergov.org.

 
The mission of Mercer Island Emergency Preparedness is to have Mercer Island be self sufficient for 7 days.


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Excess Yard Debris Dropoff Locations and Possible Windstorm
Feb 9, 2017 - At this time, all major roads, including West Mercer Way, are cleared and passable following the clean-up from this week's heavy snow event. The City has established two temporary locations where residents can drop off excess yard debris and tree limbs as they clear up their propert...  Read more... 
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UPDATE ON SNOW EVENT (Feb 8 @10:00am)
Feb 8, 2017 - 10:00am -- Update on current conditions and closures. Good news continues... Roads: There is just one known major road closure remaining: 7200 West Mercer Way.  Both directions are technically closed still; the City is waiting on PSE to address powerlines in this problem area...  Read more... 
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City Launches New Emergency Alert System for Residents
Oct 26, 2016 - Two years ago, the City experienced problems with its drinking water supply and had to issue a Boil-Water notice for several days. During the incident, it became clear that the existing "Reverse-911" automatic phone dialer system was not capable of handling Island-wide emergencies....  Read more... 
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Emergency Volunteer Training
Saturday, March 11, 2017
2017 Emergency Volunteer Training sponsored by the Mercer Island Search & Rescue Team - Open to All City Hall Emergency Operation Center 9611 SE 36th St. Mercer Island, WA 98040 Dates: Saturday Feb. 11        9AM - 1PM  First Aid Training Sa...  Read more... 
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Mercer Island Radio Operator (MIRO) Meeting
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The Mercer Island Radio Operators (MIRO) are hosting their monthly meeting at the Fire Station 92 (3030 78th Ave SE) on the North End of the Island.  Please Note: The January 18 meeting starts at 6:30 PM and will be held at the Seattle EOC 105 5th Ave. S, Seattle and requires RSVP and ...  Read more... 
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Emergency Volunteer Lead Quarterly Meeting
Thursday, April 27, 2017
This meeting is held quarterly on the fourth Thursday of the month from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers at 9611 SE 36th Street. Meetings consist of team leads from the following committees, but all interested emergency volunteers are welcome to attend: Disaster ...  Read more... 
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