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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 112514-IA Resolution of the City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas approving the City of Georgetown Hazard Mitigation Plan and declaring an effective date WHEREAS, natural hazards in the City of Georgetown, Texas, historically have caused significant disasters with loss of life and property and natural resources damage; and WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown sponsored and participated in the Hazard WHEREAS, the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requires communities to adopt a hazard mitigation action plan to be eligible for the full range of pre -disaster and post -disaster federal funding for mitigation purposes; and WHEREAS, FEMA requires that communities update hazard mitigation action plans every five years in order to be eligible for the full range of pre -disaster and post -disaster federal funding for mitigation purposes; and WHEREAS, the City Of Georgetown, through the hazard mitigation planning process, has assessed the City of Georgetown's potential risks and hazards and is committed to planning for a sustainable future and reducing the long-term consequences of natural and man -caused hazards; and WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown Hazard Mitigation Plan outlines,a mitigation vision, goals and objectives; assesses risk from a range of hazards; and identifies risk reduction strategies and actions for hazards that threaten the planning area. 1. The City of Georgetown's Hazard Mitigation Plan is approved in its entirety; 2. The City of Georgetown will pursue available funding opportunities for implementation of the proposals designated therein, and will, upon receipt of such funding or other necessary resources, seek to implement the actions contained in the mitigation strategies; 3. The City of Georgetown vests with the City Council the responsibility, authority, and means to inform all parties of this action; assure that the Hazard Mitigation Plan will be reviewed at least annually; and that any needed adjustments will be presented to the City Council for consideration; and Resolution Number- % e atmTi# -21-M, Date Approved: 11/25/2014 4. The City of Georgetown agrees to take such other action as may be reasonably necessary to carry out the objectives of the Hazard Mitigation Plan and report on progress as required by FEMA and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM). Adopted and approved by the City Council of the City of Georgetown on the 25th day of November 2016. F—Iffiffimm Vje a Brettle Secretary 44 City Attorney THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN: Dale Ross Mayor Resolution Number: 11015-14-1-- Page 2 of 2 4Tti il Date Approved- 11/25/2014