Emergency Management Agency2023-03-13T12:21:11-05:00

General Announcements

2024 LEPC Meeting Schedule:
February 20th, 2024
May 21st, 2024
August 20th, 2024
November 19th, 2024

All meetings begin at 9:30 am

Macon County EMA
282 E Macon St
Decatur IL 62523

2024 Macon County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

2023/2024 Plan Update

Macon County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) in conjunction with the participating cities, villages and townships completed the 5-year update of the Macon County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan. Macon County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is dedicated to involving the public directly in the review and update of the plan.

A draft of the plan can be accessed by clicking the link below. Upon state and FEMA approval, the final draft of the plan will replace the draft version of the plan.

 PDF LINK TO PLAN: 2024 Macon County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

To further facilitate continued public involvement in the planning process, the public has the opportunity to provide continual feedback and input. As future needs and concerns arise, or if you would like to provide feedback regarding the latest version of the Macon County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, please use the form below to provide your comments.

LINK TO FORM:  Comment form Macon County Mitigation Plan

Click here to read full announcement


2023 – Macon County Illinois Hazard Mitigation Project (HMP)

Webinar – HMP Project Overview 02.21.2023 (recorded)

February 7, 2024|

Tammy Schneider, EMA Coordinator

Main Office:
333 S. Franklin St.
Decatur, IL 62523

Phone: (217) 424-1327
Fax: (217) 424-1329

M-F 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
excluding legal holidays

Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Department

The EMA is responsible for the overall emergency planning functions of the County. EMA addresses the mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery efforts of the local jurisdiction that produces a comprehensive Emergency Management Program.

The LEPC of Macon County produces facility specific emergency response plans that deal with particular chemicals used, maintained, stored, and or transported within the jurisdiction.

The Decatur / Macon County Terrorism Task Force was formed in November of 1999. The TTF objectives are to coordinate information and enhance the current capability of the local jurisdiction to plan, train, and respond to an act of terrorism within Homeland Security Region 15.

FOIA Requests

Requests for information and public records under FOIA for the Macon County EMA can be made in writing, subject to fees, to:

Macon County EMA FOIA Officer
Tammy Schneider
333 S. Franklin St.
Decatur, IL 62523
Phone 217-424-1327
Fax 217-424-1329
Email: tdschneider@maconcountyema.org