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File #: 22-1700    Version: 1 Name: 11/10/22 City of Ann Arbor 2022 Hazard Mitigation Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/10/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/10/2022 Final action: 11/10/2022
Enactment date: 11/10/2022 Enactment #: R-22-354
Title: Resolution to Approve the City of Ann Arbor 2022 Hazard Mitigation Plan Update
Attachments: 1. 2022_A2_Hazard_Mitigation_Plan_Update_draft_redacted.pdf, 2. FEMA APA Letter.pdf, 3. Local PRT_FEMA Review_Ann Arbor_2022.pdf
Related files: 23-2003
Resolution to Approve the City of Ann Arbor 2022 Hazard Mitigation Plan Update
This resolution requests City Council adopt the 2022 Hazard Mitigation Plan that was approved by the State of Michigan and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The City's Hazard Mitigation Plan must be renewed every five years to maintain our current flood insurance rating and our eligibility for FEMA grant programs. The City's current plan, the 2017 Hazard Mitigation Plan, is set to expire on November 29, 2022.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: Adoption of the 2022 Hazard Mitigation Plan has no impact on the City's budget.

The 2022 Hazard Mitigation Plan expands upon many years of local mitigation planning dating back to 2000 and the passage of the Disaster Mitigation Act. The city participated in Washtenaw County's Hazard Mitigation Plan as a participating jurisdiction. In 2012, the city developed a stand-alone citywide plan which integrated the city's 2007 Flood Mitigation Plan (FMP). In 2017, the city received a planning grant, which permitted contractor assistance for the development of the 2017 Ann Arbor Hazard Mitigation Plan Update. Stantec Consulting Services was selected in December 2021 and assisted in the development of the 2022 Hazard Mitigation Plan.

The Office of Emergency Management, the Office of Sustainability and Innovations, and the Systems Planning Unit began meeting in 2021 to develop a scope and vision for the 2022 plan. A steering committee, a technical advisory committee, and a community engagement working group were established to assist with plan development. Two public meetings, a community-wide survey, an internal city survey, and stakeholder interviews were designed to capture our community's experiences and interests.

The 2022 Hazard Mitigation Plan describes the hazards that will impact the City of Ann Arbor, assesses the city's capabilities to mitigate those hazards, and identifies mitigation actions that can be implemented over...

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