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File #: 2022-0733   
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/14/2022 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 11/16/2022 Final action: 12/1/2022
Title: APPROVE the All-Hazard Mitigation Plan Resolution in Attachment A that: A. ADOPTS the Metro 2022 All-Hazards Mitigation Plan in Attachment B; B. AUTHORIZES the Emergency Management Department to forward the resolution of adoption to FEMA for issuance of the Final Letter of Approval. Upon receipt, the Final Letter of Approval will be included in the Final Plan; and C. AUTHORIZES the Emergency Management Department, in collaboration with Countywide Planning and Development, to pursue FEMA preparedness grant funding to support all Metro departments and collaborative stakeholders.
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Budgeting, Grant Aid, Mitigation, Plan, Program, Resolution
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - All-Hazards Mitigation Plan Resolution, 2. Attachment B - Metro 2022 All-Hazards Mitigation Plan, 3. Attachment C - FEMA Approvable Pending Adoption Notice, 4. Attachment D - FEMA Region IX Local Mitigation Plan Review Tool
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 16, 2022


Subject
SUBJECT: ADOPTION OF THE METRO 2022 ALL-HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION
Title
APPROVE the All-Hazard Mitigation Plan Resolution in Attachment A that:

A. ADOPTS the Metro 2022 All-Hazards Mitigation Plan in Attachment B;

B. AUTHORIZES the Emergency Management Department to forward the resolution of adoption to FEMA for issuance of the Final Letter of Approval. Upon receipt, the Final Letter of Approval will be included in the Final Plan; and

C. AUTHORIZES the Emergency Management Department, in collaboration with Countywide Planning and Development, to pursue FEMA preparedness grant funding to support all Metro departments and collaborative stakeholders.

Issue
ISSUE

The Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 requires government entities to develop, implement, and update hazard mitigation plans recognizing potential natural hazards and develop mitigation measures that reduce associated risks and vulnerabilities. The plan is a tool to aid in facility infrastructure planning and improvements, including climate resiliency, and is a requirement to apply for the federal Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) and the new Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Grant Program (previously known as the Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program).

Background
BACKGROUND

Metro has been ineligible to apply for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs without a Board adopted and FEMA approved All-Hazard Mitigation Plan (AHMP). Over the past ten years an estimated $15B has been awarded by FEMA to states, local communities and special districts, like Metro, to reduce their vulnerability to disasters and natural hazards. FEMA has identified Transportation as the first Emergency Support Function needed to help communities increase their resilience and respond to and recover after a major disaster. This will aid Metro in supporting i...

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