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File #: 49163    Version: 1 Name: Adopting the City of Madison Annex to the Dane County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/10/2017 In control: PUBLIC SAFETY REVIEW COMMITTEE
On agenda: 12/5/2017 Final action: 12/5/2017
Enactment date: 12/11/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00957
Title: Adopting the City of Madison Annex to the Dane County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore
Attachments: 1. Hazard Mitigation 2017.pdf

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution adopts an Annex to the Dane County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Annex identifies and justifies a number of proposed projects and programs needed to mitigate the vulnerabilities of the City to the impacts of future disasters. Designated staff will continue to participate in the updating and revision of the Annex with a plan review and revision to occur within a five-year cycle. This review will be performed with existing resources. No appropriation is required to adopt the Annex.

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Adopting the City of Madison Annex to the Dane County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan                     

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WHEREAS, the City of Madison recognizes the threat that natural hazards pose to people and property within our community; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Madison Common Council recognizes the importance of reducing or eliminating vulnerability to disasters caused by natural hazards for the overall good and welfare of the community, and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Madison has been an active participant in the Dane County Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee, which has established a comprehensive, multi-jurisdictional, Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan to identify natural hazards and develop strategies to mitigate natural hazards, and

 

WHEREAS, the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 requires jurisdictions to prepare and adopt a hazard mitigation plan to be eligible for future pre-disaster and post-disaster federal funding for mitigation purposes,

 

WHEREAS, the City of Madison has identified and justified a number of proposed projects and programs needed to mitigate the vulnerabilities of the City of Madison to the impacts of future disasters to be included in the City of Madison Annex to the Dane County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan, and this plan has been reviewed by Ed Ruckriegel, Emergency Management Coordinator; Greg Fries, City Engineering; and the Emergency Planning Staff Team,

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that, The City of Madison hereby proposes to accept and approve the City of Madison Annex to the Dane County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan which has been reviewed by the Emergency Planning Staff Team; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that The City of Madison will continue to participate in the updating and revision of the City of Madison Annex to the Dane County Hazard Mitigation Plan with a plan review and revision to occur within a five-year cycle, and designated staff will provide annual progress reports on the status of implementation of the plan to the Common Council, and

 

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, on behalf of the City of Madison, Dane County is authorized to submit this plan adoption resolution to Wisconsin Emergency Management and Federal Emergency Management Agency, Region V officials to enable final acceptance and recognition of the Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan.