Emergency Management (LEMA)

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Mission Statement

The Lemont Emergency Management Agency (LEMA) is to coordinate the efforts of the Village and Township to prepare for, respond to, mitigate and recover from disasters, both natural and man made. The Lemont EMA also provides unique and supplemental emergency services to protect the general welfare and safety of the public.

For the Village and Township of Lemont, the Lemont EMA is the primary provider of the following:

  • Disaster Coordination
  • Emergency Communications
  • Public Notification and Warning
  • Tornado Spotting
  • Search and Rescue
  • Emergency Sheltering (in conjunction with the American Red Cross)
  • Emergency Evacuation
  • Emergency Power and Lighting

The Lemont EMA is the supplemental provider of the following:

  • Traffic Control
  • Security
  • General Assistance as needed by any Village Department

The Lemont EMA, as a member of the Will County Mutual Aid Association and Southwest Council of Mayors and Managers, provides assistance to other agencies as needed.

Lemont Emergency Management Agency Membership Application

Odor Alert Network

The Lemont Emergency Management Agency (LEMA) also works with the Odor Alert Network (OAN) to detect and monitor odors in the Lemont area. For more information, please view the Odor Alert Network (OAN) web page.

Stay Informed

If you wish to stay up to date with the latest news and information regarding LEMA, please sign up to Stay Informed!

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