Emergency Management

Taylor County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan 2021 Update Public Survey


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Taylor County in collaboration with 9 participating jurisdictions is updating their Multi­Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan (MJHMP) pursuant to the five year update cycle requirements of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 and to obtain approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This update is a prerequisite to enable the County and participating jurisdictions to remain eligible for federal pre- and post-disaster Hazard Mitigation Assistance grants.
"Hazard Mitigation" is defined as sustained actions taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to life and property from hazards. The Taylor County MJHMP update will revisit the County's vulnerabilities to natural, human-health, and human-caused hazards and identify proactive mitigation actions the County, the participating jurisdictions, and stakeholders can take to minimize impacts to people, property, and critical facilities.
The County is leading the effort with assistance from a consultant. Jurisdictions participating in the plan update include: City of Bedford City of Blockton, City of Clearfield, City of Conway, City of Gravity, City of Lenox, City of New Market, City of Sharpsburg, Bedford Community School District and Lenox Community School District.

Survey Post

Take the Taylor County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan (MJHMP) Update Survey!
Taylor County is in the process of updating their MJHMP. A public survey has been published online as part of this effort. The survey is intended to gauge the public's concern about natural, human-health, and human-caused hazards in the County, identify specific issues, and gauge interest on hazard mitigation options. The survey should only take about 4 minutes to complete. The survey can be found at the link below and will be open through July 31, 2021.
Survey Iink: https://forms.office .com/r /8FfadZc3Sa


Thank you for your participation!

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Belinda Ogle
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