2009 Marshall County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan
RESOLUTION OF THE (GOVERNING BODY)
A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE 2009 MARSHALL COUNTY MULTI-HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN, IN FULFILLMENT OF THE FEDERAL DISASTER MITIGATION ACT OF 2000 AND THE LOCAL MITIGATION PLAN REQUIREMENTS OF 44 C.F.R. SECTION 201.6 AND FEMA LOCAL MULTI-HAZARD MITIGATION PLANNING GUIDANCE
WHEREAS, The Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000), as administered by the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides Federal assistance to local governments to alleviate suffering and damage from disasters, and broadens existing relief programs to encourage disaster preparedness plans and programs, coordination and responsiveness, insurance coverage, and hazard mitigation measures; and,
WHEREAS, the DMA 2000 requirements for local mitigation plans are set forth in 44 C.F.R. Section 201.6 and the Local Multi-Hazard Mitigation Planning Guidance, FEMA, July 1, 2008 (Federal planning criteria); and,
WHEREAS, as a prerequisite for each Marshall County to continue to qualify for FEMA mitigation grant assistance programs, the DMA 2000 requires the five year update of the Marshall County, Alabama, Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan, which was completed on April 27, 2004, and approved by FEMA on July 12, 2004; and,
WHEREAS, the AEMA had awarded a $65,925.00 planning grant funded through the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) to the Marshall County Commission to fund 75% of the total cost of the five year plan update for all jurisdictions within Marshall County; and,
WHEREAS, the 2009 Marshall County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan has been prepared in accordance with DMA 2000 requirements under the direction of the Marshall County Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee with the support of the Marshall County EMA, on behalf of all of the jurisdictions within Marshall County; and,
WHEREAS, said mitigation plan addresses all natural and man-made hazards deemed to threaten property and persons within the unincorporated and incorporated areas of Marshall County; and,
WHEREAS, the Federal planning criteria require formal adoption of the FEMA-approved plan update by each participating jurisdiction.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the 2009 Marshall County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan is hereby adopted and immediately made effective.
ADOPTED this the ____________ day of _______________________________, 2009.
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