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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

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Presented for review are:

  • Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Overview
  • Risk Assessment Results
  • Mitigation Strategy and Actions
  • Next Steps

Additionally, there is information on:

Planning Goals:

Document progress made per the 2014 Plan Update;
Update Town asset inventory;
Characterize the natural hazards and climate change effects updates;
Assess current and future hazard vulnerability;
Provide public education and outreach throughout the planning process;
Revise and develop strategies and actions to mitigate the hazard risks; and
Adopt the Plan Update.

Why it matters…

Eligibility for grant funding;
Public Safety;
Prevent Town losses and operating costs;
Prevent private property loss;
Maintain tax base;
Support Economic Development and Conservation Planning (Plan of Conservation and Development Update); and
Maintain municipal bond rating.

If interested, please click here to view the entire presentation....click_here

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