Metcom and ETSB

Metcom

The Metro McLean County Centralized Communications Center (Metcom) is a cooperative venture of the Town of Normal, the County of McLean and ETSB that handles all Police, Fire & EMS calls (emergency & non-emergency) for McLean County. (The City of Bloomington operates a dispatch center for calls within the corporate limits of Bloomington).

Oversight of Metcom is by the Metcom Operational Board, which consists of:

  • Town of Normal Police Chief
  • Town of Normal City Manager
  • McLean County Administrator
  • McLean County Sheriff
  • A representative of a rural municipal Police Department
  • A representative from Emergency Medical Services
  • A representative of Division 41 of the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System

The Metcom Operational Board currently meets the second Friday, every other month, at 9:00 AM.

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ETSB

The Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) is a 9 member body appointed by the McLean County Board to oversee 911 services within McLean County. The ETSB currently meets the fourth Tuesday, every other month, at 3:00 PM.

The composition of the board consists of:

  • A representative of the McLean County Sheriff’s Department
  • A representative of the Bloomington Police Department
  • A representative of the Normal Police Department
  • A representative of the Illinois State University Police Department
  • One person engaged in providing Emergency Medical Services
  • One person representing Division 41 of the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System
  • Two persons representing community public safety agencies (not Bloomington & Normal)
  • One member of the public who is a resident of the local exchange service territory on the basis of that person’s ability or experience

ETSB works closely with the Metcom Dispatch Center & the City of Bloomington Dispatch Center to ensure all emergency services are provided for the residents of McLean County.

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Minutes are available following approval.

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