Emergency Management

Dave Dahl, Director of Emergency Management
616-669-0200 ext. 1404

You may have seen us directing traffic around a downed power line or guarding intersections at the annual holiday parade, just two of the services the Hudsonville Emergency Management Department provides to our community. We exist to aid city and county officials in keeping our citizens safe during local events, emergencies, and potentially hazardous conditions.


HEMD serves the community through:

  • Severe weather monitoring and storm spotting
  • Emergency communications and resource coordination
  • Community warning and hazard mitigation
  • Traffic control at emergencies and community events
  • Local search-and-rescue coordination

HEMD partners with:

  • City officials
  • County and local law enforcement
  • Neighboring cities and townships
  • Ottawa County Emergency Management
  • Ottawa County Emergency Communications
  • Local amateur radio operators
  • West Michigan Search and Rescue
  • National Weather Service
  • American Red Cross