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File #: 20-2573    Version: 1 Name: 2020 Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 5/7/2020 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action:
Title: Adopt Resolution Number 20-3988 Approving the 2020 Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for Napa County as its Official Plan.
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Jurisdictional Annex - Section 4. Yountville, 3. Hyperlink to Napa County Hazard Mitigation Plan 2020
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Yountville Town Council Staff Report


DATE: May 19, 2020

TO: Mayor and Town Council

FROM: Joe Tagliaboschi, Public Works Director: Steven Rogers, Town Manager

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Adopt Resolution Number 20-3988 Approving the 2020 Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for Napa County as its Official Plan.
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DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND
The Town of Yountville staff along with Napa County, and the other County jurisdictions, developed an update to the 2013 Hazard Mitigation Plan over the past 18 months to reduce losses resulting from natural disasters. Hazard mitigation is the use of long-term actions to reduce the loss of life, personal injury, and property damage that can result from a disaster. After careful review by the MJHMP Planning Committee, all participating jurisdictions, and the public, boards and councils of participating jurisdictions are now being asked to adopt the Napa MJHMP.

The plan was developed by the MJHMP Planning Committee, made up of participants from all participating jurisdictions advising on hazard and mitigation action priorities both for the County as a whole and each jurisdiction individually, with expertise from consultants on the project, Dynamic Planning + Science. The plan has been reviewed by the public (comments have been addressed) and is currently being reviewed by the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

The Draft Plan is likely to change based on Cal OES and FEMA review, but those changes are not expected to be substantive and will be subject to review by each participating jurisdiction. Because of the August 2020 deadline for FEMA and Cal OES approval, after responding to their comments, participating jurisdictions are being asked to adopt the Plan, including any changes suggested by the reviewing agencies.

A current and approved hazard mitigation plan is a prerequisite for jurisdictions wishing to pursue funding under FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Assista...

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