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Emergency Management means the preparation for and the coordination of all emergency functions other than functions for which military forces or other federal agencies are primarily responsible, to prevent, minimize and repair injury and damage resulting from disasters.

For the entire Indiana Code chapter on emergency management and the directives state legislature lays out for the formation and regulation of an emergency management agency at the county level, go to Select Title 10, Article 14.  

 Mission Statement

To establish and maintain a progressive emergency management program that promotes the mitigation of, preparation for, the response to, and the recovery from emergencies and disasters impacting the public, government, and business of the communities in Monroe County.

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Sep30 9/30/2016 7:58:00 AM by Lisa Kane

The Emergency Management Department has a new address. We are still located inside the Highway Garage Facility but the address has changed. Our new address is 5900 W Foster Curry Rd, Bloomington, IN 47403.

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Location: 5900 W Foster Curry Dr
Bloomington IN 47403 (Map)
Phone: 812-349-2546
Fax: 812-349-2052
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday


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Jim Comerford, Director 

Lisa Kane, Deputy Director

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The EMAC informs the operation of Emergency Management, as layed out in Indiana statute.

Name Affiliation
Ryan Cobine Monroe County Council
Iris Kiesling Monroe County Commissioners
Tom Myers Civil Air Patrol

Jim Davis, Chairman

Town of Ellettsville
Vacant Stinesville Town Board
Chris Wheeler City of Bloomington

Ken Long, Vice Chair

Indiana University

Penny Caudill,  Secretary

Monroe County Health Deptartment
Don Adams Local Business Owner