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9611 SE 36th Street
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Phone: 206-275-7905
Contact: Jennifer Franklin, Emergency Manager
Email: jennifer.franklin@. . .
Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Mon - Fri)
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Emergency Management

New! 2020 Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey

We need your feedback on our 2020 Hazard Mitigation Plan update. Please take our survey and let us know which projects should be highest priority for the city. Visit our Let's Talk project page for more information


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CERT Training

NEW! CERT Training Begins September 9

Learn how to be better prepared to respond to a disaster by becoming a CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) volunteer. Classes run Monday evenings this fall.

Click here for more information and to register.


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.
Learn more here

Be Prepared!

The City of Mercer Island partners with the community to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.

Watch coverage of the City's Emergency Preparedness program and volunteers on KING-5 Tv News:
City Manager interview; Lead Volunteer David Uhler interview; Volunteer Sue Robboy interview
  • 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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During emergencies or disasters, you can stay informed by:  

Want to Help?

Interested in receiving training and serving as a volunteer? Click here to learn more.


Contact Emergency Manager Jennifer Franklin at 206-275-7905 or

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

July 12 Earthquake and How to Get Prepared for Emergencies
July 12, 2019 - At 2:51 a.m. today, there was a 4.6 magnitude shallow earthquake centered just east of Everett, WA, felt by many people across the region. So far, no significant impacts have been reported within King County, and the City is unaware of any damage on Mercer Island. City facilities wer...  Read more... 
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Calendar Events
Emergency Volunteer Quarterly Meeting
Thursday, July 25, 2019
This meeting is held quarterly on the fourth Thursday of the month from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the Mercer Island Emergency Operation Center located in the North West corner of City Hall, 9611 SE 36th Street. Meetings consist of team leads from the following committees, but all intereste...  Read more... 
Mercer Island Radio Operators Monthly Meeting
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Please join the Mercer Island Radio Operators for training and discussions on ham radio operation.  All meetings are held at the North Fire Station, 3030 78th Ave SE from 7PM-8:30PM. All are welcome. For more information go to the Mercer Island Radio Operators Site at http://miro.cmi...  Read more... 
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Classes
Monday, September 09, 2019
Mercer Island's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Course for 2019 begins on Monday September 9.  This CERT Course will be held weekly on Monday Evenings from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the City Hall Emergency Operations Center (9611 SE 36th Street). 2019 Dates and Classes: ...  Read more... 
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