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File #: 72415    Version: 1 Name: Adopting the City of Madison Annex to the Dane County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/5/2022 In control: Fire Department
On agenda: 7/19/2022 Final action: 7/19/2022
Enactment date: 7/22/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00521
Title: Adopting the City of Madison Annex to the Dane County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. Madison Annex to Dane County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan.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;

 

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

 

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;

 

WHEREAS, the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 requires jurisdictions to prepare and adopt a hazard mitigation plan to be eligible for certain federal disaster mitigation funding opportunities;

 

WHEREAS, the City of Madison has identified and justified a number of proposed projects and programs needed to mitigate the vulnerabilities of 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, which has been reviewed by Ed Ruckriegel, Emergency Management Coordinator; Greg Fries, City Engineering; and the Emergency Planning Staff Team;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, 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;

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, 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;

 

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.