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File #: ID-5866    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/13/2023 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 10/19/2023 Final action: 10/19/2023
Enactment date: 10/19/2023 Enactment #: 422-23
Title: Sullivan County must appoint a Hazard Mitigation Coordinator to monitor, evaluate and update the Hazard Mitigation Plan in accordance with local, state and federal requirements. The County has been without a Hazard Mitigation Coordinator since the departure of an employee in February of 2023.
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Sullivan County must appoint a Hazard Mitigation Coordinator to monitor, evaluate and update the Hazard Mitigation Plan in accordance with local, state and federal requirements. The County has been without a Hazard Mitigation Coordinator since the departure of an employee in February of 2023.
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RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE TO AUTHORIZE THE APPOINTMENT OF A COUNTY HAZARD MITIGATION COORDINATOR
WHEREAS, Resolution 368-06 authorized the Division of Planning to house the position of Hazard Mitigation Coordinator and assume the responsibility for periodically updating the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP); and
WHEREAS, Sullivan County ("County") is responsible for updating and maintaining a county-wide Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP), which is required in order to be deemed eligible for certain disaster relief and other funding opportunities; and
WHEREAS, the County must appoint a Hazard Mitigation Coordinator to monitor, evaluate, and update the HMP in accordance with local, state, and federal requirements; and
WHEREAS, the County Manager has determined that it is appropriate to designate the role of Hazard Mitigation Coordinator as a responsibility of the Commissioner of Planning, Community Development & Environmental Management ("Planning Commissioner"); and
WHEREAS, the Planning Commissioner will assign staff within their division and coordinate with County, local, and state agencies as necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of this role; and
WHEREAS, the County Manager has determined that the periodic update of the CEMP should be the responsibility of the Division of Public Safety.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Sullivan County Legislature he...

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