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Resolution 13-087-CC , BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONEI�S Grant County, Washington RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE GRANT RESOLUTION 11�TTo. 13-��j� -CC COUNTY HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN UPDATE FOR 2013-2018 AS APP1aOVED I3Y THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA) WHEREAS, Section 322 of the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 requires local government agencies to develop and submit a natural hazards mitigation plan to receive future Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Funds; and WHEREAS, the County has lcnowledge and experience that natural and human-caused hazard events pose threats to livas and cause damages to property within Grant County; and WHEREAS, staff working with technical experts have used available technologies, information, and historical documents to conduct a comprehensive rislc assessment process resulting in the preparation of Grant County's Hazard Mitigation Plan Update; and I WHEREAS, the Hazard Mitigation Plan Update formalized the County's comprehensive efforts to make the County safer through preventing damage in the built environment; and WHEREAS; the Hazard Mitigation Plan Update builds on the objectives and actions established in the 2006 Hazard Mitigation Plan and the County's Comprehensive Plan; and WHEREAS; the Hazard Mitigation Plan Update has been reviewed by all relevant departments, boards, committees and the Washington State Department of Emergency Management; and WHEREAS the Hazard Mitigation Plan Update was presented to the Grant County Board of County Commissioners and was available for public comment and review for the required time period; and WHEREAS, approval of the Hazard Mitigation Plan Update by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) constitutes formal completion of the plan and establishes eligibility for the County to pursue Hazard Mitigation funds. NOW, THEItEFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Grant County I�oard of Commissioners hereby adopts the Grant County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update in accordance with the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 thereby meeting the eligibility , requirements for the potential receipt of Hazard Mitigation Grant funds. N:/Resolution-Ordinances/Hazard Mitigation Plan Update for 2013-2018 121713 .doc , ; DATED this���day of �CJ , 2013. BOARD OF COUNTY COMIVIISSIONERS Yea Nay Abstain GRANT COUNTY,WASHINGTON � ~ � � � Cind Ca r Chair Y > � /��� (/ ATTEST: �' � � ' ' Carolann Swartz, Member c �Y�' " Clerk of the Board �,/ " �"" �- � � � Richard Stevens, Member� � � N:/Resolution-Ordinances/Hazard Mitigation Plan Update for 2013-2018 121713 .doc I Grant County Department of Emergency Management Hazard Mitigation Plan Update PROMULGATION The 2013 Grant County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update dated � C�, � 2013 is hereby adopted this ___���5�' day of�, _��r , 2013 as the official plan providing hazard mitigation guidance for Grant County. It is also the official plan providing hazard mitigation guidance for the municipalities and special purpose districts participating in and adopting the plan. It does not replace the original 2006 Grant County Hazard Mitigation Plan but continues the process. As part of routine emergency management practice, this plan will be updated every 5 years. Between plan update cycles, new planning partners mayjoin the plan and updated data and hazard information may be included. Approved by: ' �oard of County Commissioners � � � �.��2�����,� ._�.._.�____ Cindy Ca ter, Chair Carolann Swartz, Vice Chair Richard Stevens, Member I i