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File #: 19-0568    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/3/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/23/2019 Final action: 4/23/2019
Title: Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 058-2019 adopting the 2019 update to the El Dorado County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for the purpose of increasing the safety for citizens of the County during natural hazard events, while reducing the risk of loss of life and property. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Sheriff MHMP Resolution Blue Route 04-23-19, 2. B - Sheriff MHMP Resolution 04-23-19, 3. C - Sheriff MHMP FEMA Letter 04-23-19, 4. D - Sheriff MHMP Plan 04-23-19, 5. Public Comment Rcvd 4-22-19, 6. Executed Resolution 058-2019
Related files: 09-1474, 11-1402
Title
Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 058-2019 adopting the 2019 update to the El Dorado County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for the purpose of increasing the safety for citizens of the County during natural hazard events, while reducing the risk of loss of life and property.

FUNDING: N/A
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Effective November 1, 2004, a mitigation plan approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA) was required from any community that wished to obtain funding from the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, or the Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program to reduce potential damages during a natural disaster. In 2005, the El Dorado County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan (MHMP) was prepared by El Dorado County, the incorporated communities of Placerville, and South Lake Tahoe, and participating local districts. On March 29, 2005, the Board approved and signed Resolution #071-2005 adopting the MHMP. The MHMP is to be updated every 5 years.

The purpose of the MHMP is to reduce or eliminate the effects that natural or man-made hazards may cause to people and property should an event occur. The MHMP was prepared to meet the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000) requirements in order to maintain El Dorado County’s eligibility for FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) and Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs (HMGP). More importantly, this plan and its planning process lay out the strategy that will enable El Dorado County to become less vulnerable to future disaster losses.

The initial process followed the methodology prescribed by FEMA. It began with the formation of a Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee (HMPC) comprised of key County, City, Special District, and stakeholder representatives. The planning process examined the recorded history of losses resulting from natural disasters, identified the elements of ...

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