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Resolution Number 12-20

RESOLUTION NUMBER 12-20

ADOPTION OF THE SAINT LOUIS COUNTY ALL-HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN

WHEREAS, the City of Mountain Iron has participated in the hazard mitigation planning process as established under the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, and

WHEREAS, the Act establishes a framework for the development of a multi-jurisdictional County Hazard Mitigation Plan; and

WHEREAS, the Act as part of the planning process requires public involvement and local coordination among neighboring local units of government and businesses; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Louis County Plan includes a risk assessment including past hazards, hazards that threaten the County, an estimate of structures at risk, a general description of land uses and development trends; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Louis County Plan includes a mitigation strategy including goals and objectives and an action plan identifying specific mitigation projects and costs; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Louis County Plan includes a maintenance or implementation process including plan updates, integration of the plan into other planning documents and how Saint Louis County will maintain public participation and coordination; and

WHEREAS, the Plan has been shared with the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for review and comment; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Louis County All-Hazard Mitigation Plan will make the county and participating jurisdictions eligible to receive FEMA hazard mitigation assistance grants; and

WHEREAS, this is a multi-jurisdictional Plan and cities that participated in the planning process may choose to also adopt the County Plan.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Mountain Iron supports the hazard mitigation planning effort and wishes to adopt the Saint Louis County All-Hazard Mitigation Plan.

DULY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THIS 15th DAY OF JUNE, 2020.

 

 

 

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Mayor Gary Skalko

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City Administrator

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